Cod and chorizo orzo

When it comes to fish, I must admit that I’m not particularly adventurous. I basically don’t like eating anything if it can look at me, so that rules out quite a lot (I know that’s ridiculous, but…)! In addition to that, I don’t really like the fact that a lot of fish is just a bit faffsome to eat. So this recipe is perfect – you flake the cooked fish before adding it to the rest of the ingredients, and the chorizo works so well! Yum 🙂 We made it for the second time tonight, and it’s one of those recipes that works well every time, so I just had to share it.

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Chorizo Bean Burgers


Before I went to Madrid, I asked Tom if he wanted me to bring anything back for him – he asked for chorizo. I didn’t fancy putting one in my suitcase (which, considering what happened to the suitcase in question, was probably a good thought to have had!) so I decided to chance it and see if they had some at duty free. Thankfully they did! It was quite a large chorizo, ironically labelled as a ‘mini chorizo’, so they must make some huge ones if they class this as being mini! Continue reading…

Jamie Oliver 30 minute Chicken Pie | Hello! Hooray!
Jamie Oliver’s chicken pie

If you haven’t got a copy of Jamie’s 30-Minute Meals: A Revolutionary Approach to Cooking Good Food Fast then it should definitely go on your wish list. A lot of people have complained about the fact that the meals actually take longer than 30 minutes to prepare, because when Jamie does it he has all of his ingredients laid out and all of the equipment ready. But, to be honest, this doesn’t really bother me that much – as with any recipe it takes time to become familiar with it, and I have got much quicker at the preparation side of things! Continue reading…