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Texas Chilli with homemade Cornbread

I know what you’re thinking – “what’s a British boy who’s never been to Texas doing writing a recipe about Texas Chilli”? It’s true that I have never, to my regret, experienced an authentic Texas chilli yet. But I am obsessed with pretty much everything regarding the cuisine of the southern states of the USA – whether it’s things like smokey BBQ, fried chicken, cornbread, pecan pie… or the Texas…

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Shortcut Chicken, Chorizo and Leek Pie

This recipe is something of a personal one to me because it’s one of the very first recipes I created myself from scratch. When I moved out of my parent’s house I could barely cook a stir-fry and could never dream of making a pie, despite them being one of my favourite dishes in the world! I didn’t own a pie dish, nor did I know how to make pastry,…

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Coronation Chicken

Coronation Chicken is my FAVOURITE sandwich filling of all time. OF ALL TIME!! Ahem. I channelled my inner Kanye there. Soz. But that doesn’t change the fact that I love Coronation Chicken, and if the option to have it there I will nearly always have it over any other kind of sandwich. Coronation Chicken was initally created for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953, and it is a…

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Chorizo, Courgette & Pea Risotto

I’ve made a fair few risottos over the years but this quite possibly the nicest risotto I’ve ever made! I’ve tried to get as close to authentically Italian as I can, but since I’m using Spanish Chorizo I’ve already used some creative licence. But either way, this risotto is rich and creamy which is complemented by the wonderful flavour of the salty chorizo and the bursts of sweetness from the…

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