Recipe: Chorizo and Apple Cider from Eat at the Bar »

By Matt McConnell with Jo Gamvros

Contributed articles and stories
Subscribe to VisitVineyards.com
Chorizo & Apple Cider, Eat at the Bar

Chorizo & Apple Cider, Eat at the Bar [©Matt McConnell]

<i>Eat at the Bar</i> by Matt McConnell & Jo Gamvros

 

Europe's bar dining culture is vibrant with recipes from tapas to mezethes. Matt McConnell and Jo Gamvros make it easy for you to share in that delicious food from afar in their book Eat at the Bar.

They've travelled through Italy, Spain, Portugal and Greece and distilled the wondrous flavours and inviting hospitality they experienced into this book and into Bar Lourinhã and this book.

For this recipe Matt and Jo write:

We first had this in Valencia, but you will find it all over Spain. It has been on our menu from the beginning with finely sliced dried chorizo, a spritzy apple cider, fresh apple and bay leaf. 

Chorizo and Apple Cider

Ingredients (serves 6)

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 fresh chorizo sausages, cut into 2 cm (¾ in) slices*
  • 1 aged chorizo sausage, cut into ½ cm (¼ in) slices*
  • 1 green apple, peeled, cored and diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely sliced
  • 1 fresh bay leaf
  • 150 ml (5 floz) dry apple cider
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • bread, to serve

Method

Heat the oil in a large, heavy-based saucepan and gently sear the fresh chorizo sausage on both sides until lightly golden.

Increase the heat a little and add the aged chorizo, apple, garlic and bay leaf.

Add the apple cider, season well and simmer for about 5 minutes. Serve immediately with plenty of bread.

* Matt's recipe for making chorizo sausages is here »

 

Read more about Eat at the Bar in the press release »

This recipe is from Eat at the Bar by Matt McConnell and Jo Gamvros. It is reproduced here with the kind permission of the publishers.

Eat At The Bar by Matt McConnell and Jo Gamvros is published by Hardie Grant  (Sydney, NSW; Oct 2018; Hb, 240pp, RRP A$50.00). It is available at good bookshops nationally.

It can also be purchased online via booko.com.au »

 

 

 

Our Recommendations

To see our recommendations, ratings and reviews you must be a logged-in subscriber.

To subscribe please enter your email address in the "Subscribe Now - it's Free" box on the right and click the "Join" button, or fill in this form >

February 04th, 2019
 
Subscribe today - it's free
Subscribe Button

Subscribe now - for news and reviews, our newsletter (optional), to join our forums, and more.

Enter your email address and click the Subscribe button. We respect your privacy.

Log in

Enter your username...

Enter your password...

Log In Button

Forgotten your password?

Subscribe

Kerry's corner - your free benefits
Premium listing

Advertisement

Competitions