Savour a myriad of flavours with this hearty dish of baby squid, chorizo and rabbit served with a orange and vanilla dressing.


  • 50g chorizo, sliced

  • 4 baby squid, prepared

  • 1 garlic clove crushed

  • Juice of ½ lemon

  • 100g smoked pancetta

  • 1 confit of rabbit leg, infused with vanilla and orange juice

  • Salt and pepper

  • 1 frisée salad

  • 1 poached egg

  • For the confit of rabbit leg

  • 2 rabbit legs

  • Pinch of curry paprika

  • Pinch of cumin

  • Pinch of salt and pepper

  • Olive oil or goose fat

  • Garlic

  • Thyme

  • 1 large onion

  • 1 celeriac

  • Pinch of sugar

  • Pinch of rosemary

  • For the vanilla and orange dressing

  • 1 fresh orange

  • Cardamon seeds

  • 1 vanilla pod

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • 1 tspn white wine vinegar

  • 1 garlic clove crushed

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 tsp truffle oil


  • 1.

    Heat a heavy frying pan until very hot. Add the chorizo and fry until golden brown. Remove with a slotted spoon.

  • 2.

    Add the squid to the same pan along with the garlic, lemon juice and cook for 2 minutes. Remove and add to chorizo.

  • 3.

    Cook the pancetta in the same pan until coloured and add to the squid and chorizo mix.

  • 4.

    Break up the confit of rabbit and place into a bowl adding the squid, chorizo and pancetta. Combine with the salad and dress with a little vanilla and orange dressing.

  • 5.

    Divide onto two plates and serve.

  • For the confit of rabbit leg:

  • 1.

    Finely chop the celeriac and onion and sweat with the rabbit legs in oil in a pan. Add curry powder, paprika and cumin. Season with salt and pepper.

  • 2.

    Once this is done put the contents of the pan into a dish and cover with more oil up to the top. Add garlic, rosemary and thyme.

  • 3.

    Put the dish into an oven and cook on 80°C for an hour.

  • 4.

    Once done season with more salt and pepper and a little sugar.

  • 5.

    Add the contents into a preserve jar and let the ingredients ‘infuse’.

  • For the vanilla and orange dressing:

  • 1.

    Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl.

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