Tag Archives: Lentils

Vegetable, lentil and quinoa burger patties

This is a variation on my previous mushroom, lentil and quinoa burger patties using what I had at the time and to show how versatile the recipe is. The aubergine and courgette give great flavour, and I liked the difference … Continue reading

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Pork cooked in yoghurt with ginger with lightly spiced rice and lentils

These are two Nigel Slater recipes, on the Guardian which are brilliant. Pork cooked in yoghurt with ginger Ingredients pork fillet juice of half a lemon Knob of fresh ginger garlic 2 large cloves natural yogurt 200ml cumin seeds 2 … Continue reading

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Puy lentils with carrots and sausages

This is a very French dish, it is very warming and comforting during the colder months. The tastier way to make it is to use the fat from the sausages to flavour the lentils, while the healthier method is to … Continue reading

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Split pea lentil and bacon hock soup

Pea and ham soup is a very cheap and tasty traditional recipe. I remember once seeing a reference to it in a play from Ancient Greece. The bacon hock gives a lovely flavour to the soup. You can break up … Continue reading

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Lentil and silverbeet soup

Lentil soup is served all around the middle-east. We have had tasty variations in Turkey, Egypt and Morocco. This recipe comes from the excellent Ottolenghi cookbook. Ottolenghi in Angel, London, was one of our favourite cafes when we were living … Continue reading

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