Party food

Fiestas patrias: choosing the right chorizo

Fiestas patrias: choosing the right chorizo

Chile’s Independence Day celebrations, the Fiestas Patrias, are fast approaching. This is Chile’s favourite celebration, several days when everyone eats, drinks and parties without restraint. Work for most people will grind to a halt this coming Friday, 15 September and by Friday evening, people up and down the country will have fired up their barbecues. A much-loved…

Dairy-free chicken liver pâté

Dairy-free chicken liver pâté

Homemade pâté is a really great starter or appetizer and it goes beautifully with sparkling wine or sweet white wine. It took me a long time to find a pâté recipe I liked. A lot of recipes use obscene amounts of butter or cream and I’m dairy intolerant.  Also I wanted something that tasted sinful but…