Tag: garlic

Recipes

Recipe: Cheesy garlic chicken with roast vegetables

Okay, it’s fair to say that I cook a lot, and I do love it. But I do try to keep it as simple as possible, unless I’m heading into one of my full-on cook-all-weekend extravaganzas where the fridge is bursting with ingredients and my head with ideas! Most of my recipes are quick and […]

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Cabo de Palos market: fruit and veg from the Orchard of Europe

After the fabulous fish I simply had to show you some of the amazing fruit and veg that you can get in Murcia. It’s a huge agricultural area which has earned it the nickname “the orchard of Europe” and you can see why every time you go into a shop or visit a market. The […]

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Spaghetti con almejas – spaghetti with Spanish clams

Little clams are in abundant supply in the Murcia region of Spain. Order them at a local restaurant and the owner will tell you proudly that “they came from over there” pointing in the direction of the sea. And you can tell. Beautifully sweet and juicy, clams don’t get fresher or better than this. They […]

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The wonder that is pan con tomate

I love Spanish food, as I’m sure I’ve mentioned before. And as I’m having a break in Spain, decided I’d come up with a few Spanish-inspired recipes for you. Here’s the first…a deliciously tasty combo that works any time of the day. Well, directly translated it means bread with tomatoes. This ubiquitous Spanish dish comes […]

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Chilli garlic prawns

This is one of my favourite dishes from Spain, you get versions of it all over the country. Juicy prawns and plenty of garlic are the key ingredients and it’s important to cook it really quickly in a hot pan. I usually serve it with fresh bread and just bring the pan straight to the […]