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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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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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Toad in the Hole

Toad in the Hole has always been a favourite of mine, ever since I was a kid, and it’s a British classic while is filling and comforting and it’s Britishness is only enhanced by it’s wonderfully strange name.  Toad in the Hole is not only a wonderful comfort food, it’s also delightfully simple as you’ll see with this recipe. It’s also perfect with an onion gravy, which I also describe…

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Florentine Pizza

Florentine Pizza is one of my favourite types of pizza, I’m not sure why but I think the combination of ingredients come together to create a lovely, rich pizza and the perfectly-cooked egg in the centre is just the perfect finishing touch. Traditionally, I believe this is made without olives but I like to include them as I love olives on pizza. But you can just as easily exclude them…

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