Monthly Archives: November 2010

Spanish Style Meatballs (Albondigas) in a rich tomato sauce

Meatballs. So many ways of making them, all so good.  The Spanish use a mixture of beef and pork mince traditionally, although the sauce varies from a rich tomato to a winey gravy.  This is taken partly from a great … Continue reading

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Vegetable Chow Mein recipe

Where Chinese food is concerned, a bit of boiled rice with your main dish is great, but vegetable noodles trump that for me.  I really like chop suey and chow mein, so along with the chicken with ginger and spring … Continue reading

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Delicious (French) Onion Soup recipe

Another lovely soup recipe, I seem to be making a lot of soups, but at this time of year we all need something a bit more than a sandwich for lunch, and this has been a favourite of mine since … Continue reading

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Chinese Chicken, ginger and spring onion recipe

I love Asian food, a little bit of time and effort prepping, a few minutes with your wok or pan, and you have super tasty, mega satisfying food! I spent a couple of years living in Hong Kong, and was … Continue reading

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Pea and (Serrano) Ham soup recipe

Pea and Ham soup is a great English soup, using a cheap cut of meat to make stock, and traditionally dried split peas, again an ingredient not likely to break the bank.  This is a twist on the classic, using … Continue reading

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Golden Orange syrup cake recipe

As much as the scone invokes images of the UK to me, this is a food postcard of where I live now.  This cake is fabulous, and to me, pretty much everything about it screams sunny spanish days, from the … Continue reading

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Thai slow steamed Chicken, Lime and Coconut parcels

I am a big fan of food magazines, and regularly buy one, curl up with a large glass of wine, and devour one.  Until recently I had a heaving shelf of them, that I’d read cover to cover, but were … Continue reading

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