Two Old Fools in the Kitchen: Spanish and Middle Eastern Recipes, Traditional and New

Two Old Fools in the Kitchen: Spanish and Middle Eastern Recipes, Traditional and New

by Victoria Twead
Two Old Fools in the Kitchen: Spanish and Middle Eastern Recipes, Traditional and New

Two Old Fools in the Kitchen: Spanish and Middle Eastern Recipes, Traditional and New

by Victoria Twead

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The Old Fools' Kitchen cookbooks were created in response to requests from readers of the Old Fools series asking for all the recipes to be collected together in one place. Choose from:

  • Classic Spanish dishes, like paella and tapas
  • Simple everyday Spanish and Arabic recipes
  • Recipes for Spanish fiestas and holidays
  • Spanish and Middle Eastern side dishes, soups, sauces and dips
  • Spanish and Middle Eastern fish, meat and vegetarian meals
  • Spanish and Middle Eastern drinks and desserts

Please note, these recipes aren't new: they are stolen from the first three books of the Old Fools series. Enjoy!

With thanks to the village ladies and Nadia Sawalha who kindly donated their recipes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781922476265
Publisher: Ant Press
Publication date: 09/30/2020
Series: Old Fools' Recipes , #1
Edition description: Large Print
Pages: 118
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.31(d)

About the Author

Victoria Twead is the New York Times bestselling author of Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools and the subsequent books in the Old Fools series.
After living in a remote mountain village in Spain for eleven years, and owning probably the most dangerous cockerel in Europe, Victoria and Joe retired to Australia.
Another joyous life-chapter has begun.
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Table of Contents


  • Grumpy's Garlic Mushrooms
  • Spicy Mediterranean Dip
  • Tahini Sauce
  • Courgette Muttabal
  • Beautiful Beetroot Dip
  • Parsley Tahini Dip
  • Stuffed Tomatoes and Prawns
  • Bethina's Ham, Tomato & Garlic Toasts
  • Crispy Potatoes in Spicy Tomato Sauce
  • Sweet Potato Mash
  • Spanish Spinach
  • Spanish Potato Salad
  • Vegetable Kebabs
  • Asparagus Salad
  • Salted Almonds
  • Spanish Cauliflower and Paprika
  • Summer Baked Potatoes
  • Marinated Anchovy Tapa
  • Lebanese Minted Liver
  • Scrambled Eggs with Ham
  • Spinach and Mackerel Toasts
  • Olive Oil Infusions
  • Baked Baby Lettuce
  • Herbed Chicken Wings
  • Mediterranean Chicken Tapas
  • Roasted Chickpeas with Thyme
  • Spicy Broad Bean and Serrano Ham Fritters
  • Prawns with Garlic Mayonnaise
  • Fried Chorizo with Apple and Cider
  • Fried Chorizo in Garlic
  • Sherried Chorizo
  • Spanish Chorizo and Calamari Salad
  • Devilled Kidney and Wild Mushroom Tostada
  • Harissa: Spicy Chili Sauce
  • Hot potatoes with a White Bean and Sherry Garlic Dip
  • Jake's Dad's Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Wonderful
  • Spanish Roasted Tomatoes
  • Sambousek
  • Arabic Salad


  • Barbecued Sardines
  • Tuna with a Spicy Sauce
  • Mackerel Fillets in Garlic and Paprika
  • Baked Mackerel
  • Lemon Swordfish with Roasted Tomatoes
  • Amoroso Mussels with Almonds
  • Garlic Prawns with Smoked Paprika
  • Chicken and Prawn Paella
  • Mediterranean Roast Chicken
  • Garlic and Pepper Chicken
  • Slow-Cooked Brandy Chicken
  • Honey Barbecued Chicken
  • The Gin Twins' Chuck-It-All-In Curry
  • Shish Taouk: Thyme for Kebabs
  • Mussakhan: Roast Chicken on a Magic Carpet
  • Lamb Cochifrito
  • Sheikh-al-Mahshi: Lamb-Stuffed Peppers and Aubergines
  • Barbecued Spanish Lamb
  • Spiced Lamb and Date Tagine
  • Spanish Meatballs
  • Sfeeha: Middle Eastern Lamb Mini-Pizzas
  • Shawarma: Marinated Lamb for Pita, Tortilla or Wraps
  • Beef in Fruit Sauce (Ecuadorian Recipe)
  • Marinated Spanish Beef Kebabs
  • Chickpea and Chorizo Soup
  • Summer Pork with Sherry
  • Creamy Pork and Paprika
  • Paco's Rabbit Stew
  • Warming Winter's Brunch
  • Carmen-Bethina's Poor Man's Potatoes
  • Colin's Spanish Omelette
  • Gazpacho (Cold Tomato Soup) from Andalucía
  • Roast Pumpkin with Chili and Honey
  • Tepsi: Aubergine, Onion and Potato Bake
  • Lentils and Oyster Mushrooms
  • Honey, Figs and Ham
  • True Falafels
  • Mejeddarah: A Humble Rice and Lentil Pleasure
  • Lentil Dream
  • Stuff Ya Potatoes!


  • Paco's Sangria
  • The Winning Rice Pudding Recipe
  • Sticky Toffee Pudding a la Glennys
  • Mama Ufarte's Lemony Sponge
  • Cousin Elias's Easy Peasy Carrot Cake
  • Three Kings Cake
  • The FNJ (Figgy-Nutty-Jammy) Brioche
  • Baklava
  • Rosewater and Pistachio Ice-cream
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