Chorizo pate perfection!

Pork

Movie night food this week was AMAZING!

I made a chorizo pate and served it with some thick crunchy bread and a sweet tangy beetroot relish.

The chorizo was definitely the star of the dish and it was super simple to prepare, simply whiz all of the following together and chill:

  • Chorizo
  • Cream cheese
  • Cream
  • Basil
  • Tomato purée 

It was thick, creamy and meaty! Nom city.

  

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Mediterranean chicken in November?

chicken, Toms Table, Uncategorized

This time of the year typically inspires hearty food to warm our proverbial cockles and so this dish was a bit of a shock to my kitchen last night. Yet despite the name, it actually is a filling, hugging dish…it’s basically just a roast with a couple of slightly more exotic ingredients!

Overall I did enjoy it but I have to be honest in that I felt it was a little on the bland side. This recipie came from Tom Kerrdge courtesy of his new book “Toms table”. Whenever I cook from his selection I really expect something to wow me and previously he hasn’t disappointed but this one left me feeling lack luster. Probably not a dish to add to my “to make again” list.

   
    
     

Spanish style pasta

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Chorizo is delicious isn’t it? 

I wanted a tasty dinner to end my working week but by the time Friday hits me I need a dinner which quite frankly doesn’t take too much effort. So, I found this easy and fast pasta recipie which has chorizo in and thought, perfect!

Cooking this simply entailed frying and boiling, it could not have been more simple but the outcome was deceptive! A spicy, moorish hug in a bowl.