Salamanca

Salamanca is a Dublin stalwart and although I’ve been a few times, it’s at least three or four years since I last ate there. This time my sister wanted to organise a family dinner to celebrate her graduation so we made a reservation for the nine of us. The Suffolk Street location is very central, ...

Butter Bean, Morcilla and Chorizo Stew 5

Butter Bean, Morcilla and Chorizo Stew
This meal was borne of a larder full of dried ingredients that are always handy to have on standby for when you haven’t had a chance to do the week’s shopping. The reason there’s such a Spanish feel to the recipe is because I used the last of some chorizo and morcilla a friend of ...

Bullit De Peix 2

Bullit De Peix
As I mentioned last week, I’m just back from a holiday in Spain (specifically, Ibiza) and one of the local specialities there is a fish stew called bullit de peix. There’s one particular restaurant called El Bigote which is famous throughout the island for its version, in fact, aside from a mixed platter of grilled ...

Chickpea And Chorizo Stew 2

My review of L’Enclume is taking a lot longer than expected so I thought I’d just put a post up about a nice easy midweek dinner I often make. There’s always a bit of chorizo in our fridge and some tinned tomatoes and chick peas lying around so this recipe is very handy for the ...