Type: Vegetables, pulses and grains

April 26, 2021

Harira (lamb, chickpeas and spinach)

This is a variation on the traditional Moroccan soup, harira. it’s flavoured in the same way but without the extra carbs that…

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Grilled aubergine and lemon soup

Whenever we have an aubergine or two lying around, we find ourselves burning it on the stove top and adding the smoky…

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Jerusalem artichoke and rocket soup

This is hearty enough to be a meal in itself, if you like, served with some fresh crusty bread. Be sure to…

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Chickpeas and spinach with honeyed sweet potato

We prefer to start with dried chickpeas, which need soaking overnight, but tinned chickpeas are also fine – you’ll need about 500…

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Kosheri

Very popular in Egypt, this dish is not too far removed from the indian kitchari, ancestor to the British kedgeree. The chances…

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Tamara’s stuffed vine leaves

There’s something disproportionately satisfying and rewarding about rolling your own vine leaves. Whatever else you produce on the night, these are the…

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Chilled red pepper soup with soured cream

This soup – a great alternative to gazpacho – is the perfect way to open a summery meal. it’s a beauty to…

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Red lentil and chard soup

Chard is in season throughout the year but this soup is one we like to make in late summer, when the leaves…

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Puy lentils with sour cherries, bacon and gorgonzola

These lentils keep well in the fridge for a good few days, so double or treble the recipe here, if you want…

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