St Antonio’s Stew

Olla de San Antón

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Floyd on Spain

By Keith Floyd

Published 1992

  • About

In the days of old when food was scarce and meat was hard to come by, people would use any excuse to justify a celebration, however humble. And in the little village of Dúrcal near Granada, the following dish, probably cooked hundreds of years ago for the community by the baker, was dedicated to the local saint, name of Antón.

Seriously though, it is another of those rich, warming stews that demonstrates the influence of the new vegetables available after the discovery of America. T