Seafood Paella

Seafood Paella. Clams and mussels cooked in white wine and garlic are added to rice, chorizo, prawns and asparagus for a great sharing dish.

Seafood Paella. I’ve always loved seafood, especially shellfish. I’ve been making my version of Paella ever since we used to holiday in Majorca many years ago. Sometimes I make it with chicken and prawns with peppers but, now that I have discovered that clams are cheaper than mussels here, this seafood paella is my favourite. […]

Seared Scallops on Peas with Chorizo

Seared Scallops on Peas with Chorizo. Scallops on a minted pea puree with cubes of Chorizo then garnished with truffle oil.

Seared Scallops on Peas with Chorizo. In this house we are mad for scallops and mad for Chorizo so If I ever see scallops at a good price we have them for a treat. For this recipe it was my husband’s birthday dinner starter so he chose the ingredients. The previous week we had fish and […]

Fried Monkfish with Chorizo and Rosemary

Fried Monkfish with Chorizo and Rosemary. I often get inspired to cook from eating out and I love trying to recreate something I’ve eaten and then adding a little twist. It was actually my husband’s dinner  from a La Rochelle visit in the summer. The dish was roasted monkfish with Thyme. I’m not a massive fan of thyme, […]

Moules au Chorizo

Moules au Chorizo or mussels with a creamy Chorizo sauce. Whilst the mussels are cooking this easy sauce can be ready for pouring over.

Moules au Chorizo. Everyone knows that seafood goes well with Chorizo but until we went to St Jean de Luz, I had never had mussels with Chorizo.It was amazing. Spicy chunks of Chorizo sausage in a creamy sauce poured over delicate mussels is definitely a match made in heaven. Of course, you have to have huge chunks […]

Chicken and Chorizo One Pot Lazy Bake

Everyone needs a lazy day, don’t they? This chicken and chorizo one pot dish, is a really easy dinner when you have little time for preparation or fiddly cooking. This dish is high in flavour due to the chorizo, garlic and lemon and low in effort as only the onions need peeling. You could easily […]