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THE SIMPLEST TOMATO AND CHORIZO TART - SERVES 6

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THE SIMPLEST TOMATO AND CHORIZO TART - SERVES 6

1 pack ready rolled puff pastry, 1 jar Fino Chorizo Jam, 6 ripe red tomatoes sliced, few sprigs of basil, 50g feta cheese (could use grated parmesan), Fino Olive Oil, salt and pepper Place the puff pastry on a baking sheet and gently score a line (not cutting through the pastry) about 1cm from the edge - prick the remainder of the pastry with a fork. Place in a preheated oven at 180C for about 5 mins to slightly crisp, then remove from the oven and allow to cool slightly. Then spread the chorizo jam evenly across the base (avoiding the edge), place the tomato slices...

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ROASTED CHORIZO STUFFED RED PEPPER - SERVES 2

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ROASTED CHORIZO STUFFED RED PEPPER - SERVES 2

2 large red peppers, 1 large handful basmati rice, 120g spinach, Fino Chorizo Jam, salt, pepper, Fino Olive Oil Place the basmati rice in a saucepan, cover with water and bring to the boil, then turn the heat down, simmer for 10 mins until cooked and drain. Drizzle some Fino Olive Oil over the base of a second saucepan, add the spinach and saute over a gentle heat.  Once the spinach is wilted, combine it with the rice, then add two heaped teaspoons of chorizo jam. Mix together and season. Slice the tops off the peppers and remove the core and seeds. Stand the hollow peppers...

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SPICY CHICKEN WITH ANDALUCIAN VEGETABLES AND PEARL BARLEY

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SPICY CHICKEN WITH ANDALUCIAN VEGETABLES AND PEARL BARLEY

Serves 4 For the chicken - 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp ground cumin, 1 tsp cinnamon, 2 tsp cayenne, pinch salt, 8 skinless boneless chicken thighs For the vegetables - 2 peppers (I used yellow and orange), 6 medium tomatoes (finely chopped), 2 garlic cloves, 1 tbsp tomato puree, 8 anchovy fillets (optional), 3 tbsp Fino olive oil, 1/2 glass of white wine, 150g pearl barley, salt and pepper to taste, plus 1 cup chicken stock (if needed). Mint for garnish. Mix all the spices together and rub on to the chicken thighs until they are coated. Place the spicy chicken on a plate, cover and put in the fridge to marinate for an hour or so.  Pour 3 tbsp olive...

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BAKED TOMATO GRATIN

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BAKED TOMATO GRATIN

  Baked Tomato Gratin 4 cloves garlic, large red onion, 8tbsp extra virgin olive oil, 250g white sourdough or ciabatta torn in to chunks, 1.5kg large ripe tomatoes, 1 glass red wine, grated parmesan and basil or parsley for the top Chop the garlic and onion and place in a large oven proof dish with 6 tbsp olive oil - season with salt, and bake in a hot oven (200C) for 10 mins. At the same time put the torn bread on a baking tray and place on a lower shelf in the oven for about 5 mins to slightly dry out. Cut the tomatoes into...

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GRILLED AUBERGINES WITH GARLIC PARSLEY AND FETA

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GRILLED AUBERGINES WITH GARLIC PARSLEY AND FETA

Grilled aubergines with olive oil, garlic, parsley and feta 4 aubergines 5-6 tbsp Fino olive oil 2 cloves garlic chopped handful finely chopped parsley leaves sea salt and black pepper 150g feta cheese lemons for serving   Preheat the grill to high. Run a small sharp knife round the top of the aubergine about 1cm below stalk and only just cutting through the skin. Then make four evenly spaced similarly shallow cuts along the length of the aubergine right down to the end. Grill the aubergine for about 20 mins, turning every 5-7 mins or so, until evenly cooked with...

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