Category: Spanish

Chilli Con Carne

On a very high heat, fry 500g of beef mince in batches until very browned. Remove to a bowl. Fry 1 large chopped white onion until soft then add 4 cloves of garlic and a finely diced red pepper. Now add the mince back to the…

Crispy pork belly in marsala reduction

This is time consuming as the pork belly (500g) is cooked 3 times. Firstly, cut the pork belly into pieces that are about 1cm by 3cm and simmer for at least 2 hours alongside bay leaves, peppercorns, herbs and whatever else you fancy. Remove from the pan and…

Paella

Serves 4 Before you start, flash fry 200g of prepared medium-sized squid, cut into rings in an extremely hot pan. Also top and tail 300g of prawns, king prawns are best. Check 250g of mussels and discard any dead ones. To cook, add 4 tbsp. olive oil to a pan and…

Vegetarian Paella (Based on Yotam Ottolenghi)

This is adapted from Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipe; there are some simplifications but its mostly the same. If you want to make this into a more traditional meat/fish based paella, add some chorizo to the oil before sweating the onions, exchange the veg stock with good fish…

Fresh Tomato Sauce

If you have a glut of tomatoes then this is a good recipe in which to use them. The finished produce tastes great on its own (add a splash of olive oil helps enhance the Mediterranean flavour) and can be used as; a simple sauce for fish…

Arroz con langosta from Morito

Originally printed on the FT Web site; http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/135f3e62-f73d-11e3-8ed6-00144feabdc0.html#axzz35S56WBpo Serves 4-6 Ingredients 1-2 small-medium native lobsters 1 celery stick, roughly chopped 1 carrot, roughly chopped 1 white onion, roughly chopped  A few parsley stalks A few black peppercorns A generous splash each of white wine and brandy Pinch saffron (20 strands)…