chorizo

Entertaining: chorizo, tomato, onion and hazelnut risotto

Entertaining: chorizo, tomato, onion and hazelnut ...

“At the very least have an onion frying in a pan and put some fresh lipstick on” This was some advice I was once given on how to greet a spouse at the end of a day. A veneer of gloss and a scent that could be marketed under  most good things start with this” […]

Mexican or Mexican’t? The tamale challenge

Mexican or Mexican’t? The tamale challenge

They say that admission is the first step in recovery. I had got into a Mexican rut. There weren’t that many complaints being heard from The Hungry One (give him a margarita, some avocado and black beans and he’s already been transported back to sunny days in Tulum in his head). But I’ve somehow got […]

A chorizo roll

A chorizo roll

You can tell how good it is by the length of the queue. Most Saturday lunch times at my dear Borough markets you’ll have to part with at least 10 minutes to get your hands on one. Milling around it you’ll find all sorts with big cameras, fanny packs and wide eyes. There’s a sound […]

A new life for carbs and red sauce (chickpea puree with red sauce, chorizo and prawns)

A new life for carbs and red sauce (chickpea puree...

To me, there is little greater than the combination of carbs and red sauce. Big Red Sauce is one of my oldest friends. It’s seen me through some tough times. It’s the edible equivalent of ugh boots. Squishy. Comforting. Accepting.  A little daggy. But not really something I’ll pull out for company. It was the […]