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Chorizo and padron peppers on toast

Chorizo and padron peppers on toast

Serves 4

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Chorizo with butternut squash

Chorizo with butternut squash

Serves 10

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Chorizo and clams

Serves 6

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Goodness know who came up with the notion that secondary school offers the best days of your life. Whoever it was clearly hadn't spent much time in the classroom (bunking off down the park might, conceivably, count as the best days of your life, though that rather hinges on the prospect of adulthood being very dull indeed). At any rate, as anyone who has ever donned a uniform and picked up a pencil case will know, school – particularly when you are an angst-ridden, parentally constrained adolescent – is far more rubbish than we like to admit. How much infinitely worse it must be when the gloomy spectre of bullying – or "big black cloud" as schoolboy Billy called it last night – is added to the equation.

Scallops with chorizo and hedgerow garlic

Serves 4

Quail eggs on toast with chorizo

Serves 8
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