Tag Archives: Lentils

Dinner at Asmara – 8 August 2018

My very old (as in long time), recently reunited friend C was in town with her husband J-P, and they arranged for us to have dinner at the Eritrean/Ethiopian restaurant Asmara, in Oakland, with them, and also our local friends … Continue reading

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Leftover French lentil salad – 14 January 2016

On Monday the 11th we left half of everything, separately packaged, so we could have this French lentil salad a second time. I added a bit of water to the lentils and stirred them, also salted them with several shakes … Continue reading

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Warm French green lentil salad with pork belly and potatoes – 11 January 2016

I had my eye on this recipe from David Tanis’ One Good Dish since I picked it up in the store (and bought it immediately – the book fit the “how we really eat” category perfectly and we love it). … Continue reading

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Lentil and chorizo soup; kale – 18 February 2013

I found this recipe in the most recent issue of Cook’s Illustrated, an excellent magazine that I think of as the Consumer Reports of recipes. The writer wanted to make a soup where the lentils didn’t get all mushy and … Continue reading

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Sultan’s soup from the freezer; chard from the garden – 4 June 2012

A COLD day in June, with projected highs in the upper fifties both here and at my work. Ick. I thought I recalled seeing single-serving soup in the freezer, and dug out a one-person yellow split pea soup and a … Continue reading

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29 September 2010 – Egyptian Dinner ar Mezze!

Maurice, the owner of Mezze, is Egyptian, so we had confidence this would be a fascinating meal. Indeed, it was when Maurice mentioned having done an Egyptian meal (during a tasting of Eric Stauffenegger wine imports) that we decided to … Continue reading

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7 March 2010 – Curried red lentils with chicken

This is from The Great Bean Book. It’s good comfort food and freezes well. It doesn’t quite have the zing it ought to have with two jalapenos in it, but it’s still very tasty. It has an internal veggie in … Continue reading

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