Cherry and chorizo tapas

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes

Serves: 2

Combine casual Mediterranean spirit with fresh tasty cherries to enjoy this special summer treat.


  • 2 chorizo sausages
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon finely diced lemon rind
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped continental parsley
  • 200g freshly pitted cherries (seeds removed)


Cut the sausages into 1cm thick slices. Then heat the oil in a frying pan and gently cook them until crisp on both sides. When the sausages are cooked, add garlic, cherries, lemon rind and parsley. Quickly cook, stirring constantly. Serve immediately with slices of thick bread, a fresh crisp green salad with tomato wedges and other tapas dishes.

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Noelene has over 20 years experience working with the horticulture industry, including developing consumer strategies for the Australian Mushroom industry for 12 years. Her background in food and Home Economics has been complemented with expertise in marketing and she has lectured in this area at university in recent times. Her commitment to the marketing of fresh produce lead to her being awarded the Australian United Fresh award for Outstanding Personal Contribution to the industry in 2004.