Clodagh’s tasty chorizo tortilla and summery potato salad

Previous week Eamonn questioned her Irish roots right after she produced a scrumptious Italian linguine. So currently she’s back again, in all her Irish glory! Proving you can choose the girl out of Eire, but you cannot just take Eire out of the girl, Clodagh’s cooking up not a single, but two delectable dishes her summery potato salad, which is a great accompaniment to any food in this warmth, and her potato chorizo tortilla.

Summer months potato salad with peas and radishes

Serves 4


900g child potatoes (new potatoes or Jersey Royals)

3 tbsp clean herbs – mint, chives and flat-leaf parsley, chopped

2 tbsp olive oil

2 shallots, finely diced

20 garden pea pods, podded (or 100g frozen peas)

10 radishes, finely sliced

1 lemon, juice and zest

1 tsp Dijon mustard

Sea salt and freshly floor black pepper


1. Position the potatoes in a saucepan 50 % stuffed with water and incorporate 1 tbsp of torn contemporary mint leaves and a sprinkle of sea salt. Spot the saucepan, with lid, above a higher warmth and provide to the boil. Prepare dinner for 20-25 minutes or right up until the potatoes are totally cooked by means of.

2. Though the potatoes are cooking, place a frying pan over a medium. Increase the olive oil, followed by the finely diced shallots and cook till tender. Eliminate from the warmth and into a bowl. Stir in the lemon juice, lemon zest and Dijon mustard to make the dressing.

3. Drain the potatoes, slice them in fifty percent and incorporate them to your serving dish followed by the fresh peas. If you are employing frozen peas, cook dinner them in boiling, salted drinking water for 2 or 3 minutes.

4. Subsequent incorporate the radishes, herbs and lemon dressing and toss with each other to make absolutely sure all the elements are absolutely coated. Make guaranteed your potatoes are nonetheless heat when you are introducing the dressing as they will take up the dressing a great deal greater.

Potato chorizo tortilla

Serves 4


4 tablespoons olive or canola oil

650g onions

600g potatoes

150g chorizo

1 tsp paprika (optional)

6 eggs

Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


1. Initially put together the onions and potatoes. Peel each vegetables, reduce in 50 %, and then thinly slice. Pat them dry with a clear kitchen towel or paper towels.

2. Put a 23cm, non-stick frying pan about a medium heat and pour in 2 tbsp of oil. When the oil is hot, idea in the onion and potato, lessen the heat to minimal, and enable it cook dinner for 20 minutes, producing sure you come back to the pan just about every handful of minutes to stir.

3. Slice the chorizo, and stir into the potato and onion, along with the smoked paprika (optional). Season with sea salt and freshly floor black pepper, go away to cook for a further more 10 minutes or until finally the potato is completely cooked.

4. In the meantime, crack the eggs into a bowl and beat frivolously. When the onion and potato are cooked, suggestion them into the bowl of overwhelmed eggs, and blend with each other.

5. Put the pan again in excess of reduced heat and incorporate the remaining 2 tablespoons of oil, and pour the tortilla combine into the pan. Enable to cook dinner for about 15 minutes, every single now and then, attract the edge in gently with a spatula.

6. Subsequent you have to have to convert the tortilla over to cook on the other facet. Place a plate above the pan and meticulously invert both of those so that the tortilla is on the plate. Place the pan back again on the warmth and tip the tortilla back in, this time the other way up.

7. Enable the tortilla cook for another 2 minutes, then enable rest in the pan for about a different 2 minutes. Slide it onto a board or plate and provide sliced, both warm or at room temperature. Serve with the smoky spiced aioli.

Smoky spicy aioli

Serves 4


2 cost-free selection eggs yolks

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

100ml added virgin olive oil

100ml vegetable oil

1 clove of garlic, crushed

1 lemon, juice and zest

1 dessertspoon smoked paprika

Sea salt and freshly floor black pepper


1. Crack the egg yolks into a bowl, together with the Dijon mustard, and frivolously whisk.

2. Measure out 100ml of vegetable oil and 100ml of excess virgin olive oil and little by little whisk into the egg yolks – the mayonnaise will start off to get thick and creamy.

3. Stir in the lemon juice and zest, smoked paprika and crushed clove of garlic. Season with sea salt and freshly floor black pepper.

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