Lasting market chorizo


Every now and then I take a walk through the market in Cambridge, and this last week’s weather has been magnificent, so I went a couple of times. On one day, I was tempted to buy a chorizo sausage, so I did. Although it cost £3.75, it was quite hefty (about the size of two normal sausages, uncooked) and it lasted me through at least ten deliciously varied salads, and I even fried some of it, using the fat that ran off to add flavour to some otherwise bland bacon.

My favourite thing to do with it has been salads. One in particular stood out: three slices of chorizo, Chinese bean sprouts, Cambozola cheese (pictured), several mushrooms, spring onions and English mustard on the side. That’s the base from which I vary the salad, sometimes adding a hard-boiled egg, sometimes some lettuce or cucumber. Perhaps a bit of smoked fish. Any combination is healthy and tasty!

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Paul studied computer science and theoretical physics for his degree from Trinity College, Cambridge and later did post-graduate studies in International Finance. He is a concert-grade classical pianist and likes to play Rachmaninov. He reads so long as the book is interesting, and never if it isn't (even if it's on his academic course) and does crosswords when he’s not socializing, and often even when he is. He maintains a keen interest in mentalism (think 'Derren Brown') to the point of researching enough for a book or two, and is currently starting a company that he hopes will be as stimulating a challenge in the coming years as he's found it so far. He also gives the company permission to make him insanely wealthy in the process.


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