Simon Manley commits ‘atrocity’ of adding chorizo to Spain’s national dish, to chagrin of El Comidista host, Mikel Iturriaga

With Boris Johnson busy comparing traditional Maori greetings to Glaswegian pub fights and Liam Fox venturing into the chlorinated henhouse, the task of restoring the reputation of both Britain’s diplomacy and its cuisine fell to our man in Madrid.

Simon Manley hit on a novel solution: why not build bridges by meddling with that most sacred of all Spanish dishes, the tortilla de patatas, on Spanish TV?

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