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We all know supper is a lighter, more informal version of dinner. Both are evening meals, of course. But did you know: the words soup and supper are related?
We round off our first day with a quintessentially Spanish artichoke and broad-bean stew. Distinguishable from a soup merely by the amount of liquid present, where’s the argument? Continue reading “Soup For Supper: Artichoke & Broad Bean Potage With Parsley, White Wine & Saffron”
This is a simple-to -make dish bursting with taste by the addition of the berbere spice blend. Continue reading “Misir Wot: Ethiopian Red Lentil Stew”
This is the simplest of dishes to accompany the star of the show: injera flat-bread.
Much of the flavour comes from long cooking of the onions which are given time to release their sugars and develop other flavaoursome compounds. 15 mins is minimum, and 30 is even better. Add a few drops of water as needed to stop them overbrowning. Otherwise Gomen Wot requires no lengthy explanation – let’s cut straight to the recipe
Continue reading “Gomen Wot: Ethiopian Chard and Onion Stew”
Good soup needs a good home-made stock. We like to use stock in a good number of our sauces, espcially Mexican tomato sauces. There are few rules for making vegetable stocks:
Continue reading “Man & Bran’s Vegetable Stock”
Puy Lentil And Butternut Squash Potage with Saffron And Smoked Paprika
If tapas defines what Spaniards eat out, the plato de cuchara (spoon dish) or plato único (single dish) defines what we have eaten at home through the centuries. Continue reading “Tapas 10: Intro To “Platos De Cuchara””
About Lettuce Soup and Soup in General
The soup universe is a big place – hearty winter soups with lentils, root vegetables, pearl barley, rich spices like smoked paprika and herbs with deep notes, like sage, bay and oregano.
Bean soups such as the Mexican black-bean soup with chipotle chilli and epazote herb (my favourite).
Light consomés, cream soups, cold soups …and of course lettuce soup Continue reading “Butterhead Lettuce Soup With Nutmeg And Black Pepper”