Macarons Spanish style Ole!

Whilst wandering through the streets of Barcelona the last place I expected to find was a Macaron shop! This charming little shop was found inside the Arenas de Barcelona on Gran Via de les Corts Catalans in Plaça d’Espanya. The former bullring was built in 19oo and then converted to a commercial arena, the Catalans don’t “do” bull […]

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North African Harissa Lamb

Harissa is a paste made of peppers, chilli, garlic, coriander, carraway and a number of other spices depending on region. It is traditionally used in meat and fish stews, however I believe it has a multitude of wonderful uses, including as a pasta pesto with crushed tomatos. I first used Harissa to make some lamb Taco’s and I […]

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June Foodie Pen Pals…revealed

June was the very first month that I took part and became a ‘Foodie Penpal’, and can I just say I was very excited as I love receiving mail. So for those of you who are unaware of the ‘Foodie Penpal’ fabulousness I shall fill you in and hopefully entice you to get involved. Every month on the […]

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