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Recipe for family meals :

Warming Winter's Brunch

This recipe for Warming Winter's Brunch has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

Orce Serrano Hams market a range of authentic Andalucian cured meats, in particular Serrano Hams, olive oils, vinegars and wines. The business is situated in the heart of the Andalucian countryside, which is the home of Serrano Hams, and ships direct from Spain. All of the products are locally produced with many being used in local restaurants and tapas bars where Serrano Ham is a great favourite. If you are looking for a taste of real Spain the Orce Serrano Hams can supply you with it!

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A very traditional andalucian breakfast, typically eaten by farmers, shepherds and workers during the winter months, out in the countryside. Very filling and warming, ideal to get you prepared for the working day ahead.

Ingredients for Warming Winter's Brunch

5 - 6 cloves garlic
1 red pepper
Jar white beans
3 or 4 sweet chorizo
Olive oil

Warming Winter's BrunchHow to make Warming Winter's Brunch

  • Peel and roughly chop the garlic
  • Remove the top and seeds from the pepper, chop into bite sized chunks
  • In a large frying pan, heat the olive oil and add the garlic and peppers and fry until slightly coloured.
  • Chop up the chorizo also into bite sized chunks and add to the pan, cook for a few minutes on a high heat.
  • Add the beans and than lower the heat, cover and cook gently for 20 minutes.
  • Serve with thick slices of fresh bread.


Instead of sweet chorizo you can use the picante or hot variety for extra bite!

You can substitute the white beans for chick peas or even baked beans

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