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Chorizo and bean chilli with fried egg

This chorizo with bean chilli served with a fried egg is a great alternative to the usual version with mince and very easy to make.  You could make it vegetarian by using more beans and leaving out the chorizo but it won’t be as good

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Hake with chorizo and potatoes

Hake is a member of the cod family but has a more subtle flavour and slightly firmer texture than its more well-known fishy relation. It is the perfect foil for strong, punchy flavours such as chorizo here, and indeed it is a popular fish in Spain.

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Paella is a classic Spanish dish, it’s easy to make, unlike risotto it doesn’t need constant attention.  This recipe is very traditional but it’s easy to mix it up using different types of meat and fish

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Spanish lamb stew

This is an excellent Spanish stew recipe, ideal for a Sunday dinner, try and get a single piece of lamb that you can dice yourself into nice big chunks, or ask the butcher to do it for you

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Spanish lamb and chorizo stew

This is an excellent lamb dish, lamb works well with chorizo and the smoked paprika adds another dimension.

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Pork, chorizo and bean stew

Method: A warming meal for a cold evening, what could be better than a hot plate of pork, bean and chorizo stew. This recipe also freezes well.

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Spanish tortilla with chorizo

Serves 2 Cooking time 30 mins Ingredients 6 Large free range eggs 125g Chorizo (sliced or cubed) 2 Large potatoes cut into 3mm slices 1 Onion, sliced 1 Clove of garlic, thinely sliced or crushed 1 Cup of peas 1 Red or yellow pepper, sliced A good grating of parmesan or similar hard cheese Salt […]

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Prawn fritters

Ingredients: 1 tsp Chilli powder 100g Chickpea or gram flour (can substitute plain flour) 60g Plain flour Generous pinch of salt Cold water to mix 400g Raw, peeled prawns, roughly chopped 1 Garlic clove, crushed Small handful parsley, chopped Olive oil, for frying Lemon wedges to serve Method: Mix the chilli powder, flours and salt […]

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Prawn and chorizo canapes

Ingredients: 8 Slices ciabatta*, cut in half to give you 16 pieces Extra-virgin olive oil 16 Raw prawns, de-veined 1 tbsp Dry sherry Salt and pepper Couple of lemon wedges 1 tbsp Chopped parsley 32 Thin slices chorizo *You could also use sourdough bread or brioche This recipe can easily be adapted to make more. […]

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Spanish rice with roasted squash and chorizo

Ingredients: 1 small squash (e.g. butternut), peeled and cut into small chunks 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil Salt and pepper 100g-125g chorizo, sliced or cut into chunks 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 orange or red pepper, chopped 1 tsp smoked paprika Half tsp dried chilli flakes Half a tin (200g) chopped tomatoes […]