Month: June 2015

Lentil and Chickpea Stew

Suffolk rolls past the window. Fields and sky and buttercup studded meadows. The clouds are hemmed with pink and a line of cypress trees stand bold against a mottled sky, casting long shadows as dusk approaches. I’m travelling on a train from one home to the other now, wishing that I could stay in the calmer, brighter, greener one for a while longer. I have a shorthand exam coming up this week (let’s not talk about it) so it was a slightly guilty weekend, but oh so good. I went to the beach, ate fish and chips and met up with friends who I haven’t seen in six years. I also realised that Norwich is beautiful – by the cathedral there’s a tangle of cobbled streets that give off a dusty golden glow in the early evening. Exactly what I like in a city. The recipe I’m bringing you today has become a lunchtime staple. I tampered with a recipe for Moroccan lentil soup and came up with this mongrel – maybe with the cumin and piece Read More