Gazpacho

  Throw in blender:  tomatoes + peppers + cucumber + garlic + onion + bread soaked in water + olive  oil + sherry vinegar + water + S&P Chill for a couple of hours Good with Queen olives OXFORD TAPAS CLUB – ‘COOKERY SCHOOL’ Welcome to our new ‘Cookery School’ the OXFORD TAPAS CLUB! Classes…

Pinchos morunos and mojo picon

Pinchos morunos are pork skewers with Moorish spices, a popular tapas. They are good on their own or with mojo picón, which is a spicy sauce from the Canary Islands. For the pinchos: Dice some pork fillet and mix with finely chopped garlic + paprika + cumin + cayenne  + sprig fresh thyme + olive…

Greek, Mexican and Spanish inspired pizza

Greek Slice courgettes thinly Toast some pine nuts Spread tomato sauce on the pizza base Top with courgettes  + halloumi + pine nuts + oregano Drizzle with dill olive oil Season and cook for 5 minutes at the highest temperature your oven can achieve Mexican Avocado + garlic + red onion + red pepper +…

‘Fajita’ turkey meatballs with Mexican fry bread

For the meatballs mix together: organic or free range turkey mince + all the ‘fajita’ spices according to your taste: paprika (sweet or smoked), chilli powder and or cayenne pepper, freshly toasted and ground cumin, oregano, onion & garlic powder (optional) + chopped roasted & skinned red peppers + crushed garlic + chopped coriander &…

Chorizo – two ways

Patatas a la Riojana Fry the chorizo whole or slice on the diagonal Divide the fried chorizo in 2 portions Fry the potatoes until golden + peppers + garlic +  fried chorizo + paprika + chilli Tomatoes/onions/salt cod/pork can be added if you fancy Add water + salt + pepper Cover and cook until the…

Red pepper, potato & parsley frittata

In a non-stick pan fry sliced potatoes ( & onions if you like)  in olive oil. Cook over a  medium heat for 15 minutes When they are beginning to soften throw in some sliced peppers and cook for a further 10 minutes Stir in some chopped garlic and cook on a low-medium heat for 5…

Giant pasta shells – two ways

Giant pasta shells stuffed with aubergine, basil, oregano & mozzarella balls + wilted spinach + red pesto Roast aubergine until soft and peel off skin when done Mix roughly chopped roast aubergine + basil + parsley + oregano + breadcrumbs + mozzarella + egg + S&P Roll into small balls & shallow fry until cooked…

Lahmacun – Turkish lamb ‘pizza’

Use any pizza dough recipe Roll into a thin round  Lamb + minced peppers + garlic + onion + chillies + tomato purée + dried mint + paprika +  S & P   Bake @ 220C for 15 minutes  Tomato + cucumber + red onion + parsley + lemon juice + olive oil + S…

Spanish pork and beef meatballs with patatas panaderas

Pork and beef meatballs  Dried chillies + garlic + shallots + green olives + paprika + tomatoes  Minced pork & beef + garlic + parsley + salt & pepper  Pan-fried in olive oil until golden Tip: why not make a double batch for the freezer   Patatas panaderas Potatoes + green peppers + sliced garlic…