Heavily influenced by Burt Bacharach and blessed with effortless velvet-smooth vocals, Anglo-Pakistani singer/songwriter Rumer harks back to the early-'70s easy listening sounds of Karen Carpenter and Carole King. Born in 1979 to British parents living in Islamabad, Rumer (real name Sarah Joyce) was the youngest of seven children, and spent her early years living in an expat community.
Pre heat the oven to 180°C/ Fan 160°/ Gas Mark 4. Fry the Onions in the oil for 5 minutes. Add the chorizo and fry for 2 minutes. Stir in the peppers, chilli, tomatoes, a ½ pint of water and coriander.
Sit the chicken thighs in the sauce. Bring to a simmer. Then remove from the heat and bake in the oven for 40 minutes. Add the beans and stir. Then return to the oven for 20 minutes more.
Garnish with fresh coriander sprigs and serve with rice.