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Lentil chilli slow cooked in beer

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This recipe draws on Minoan roots, using herbs like cilantro, once used in the Bronze Age but rarely used in Greek cooking these days. Boiling in beer, too, was common practice. Of course, the Minoans would have had their dish simmering away in large clay pots on an open hearth. For our dish, it’s better … [Read more…]

Beetroot, potato and ginger soup

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We love this soup. Not only is it beautifully jewel-colored but it’s texture is rich and velvety.  Whenever we’ve served bowls to beetroot skeptics they’ve been completely won over. And it’s versatile too: in the colder months it can be served hot with the ginger providing a warm, spicy and soothing flavor. But it’s equally … [Read more…]