A real North African soup with lots of flavour. The crumbled bacon adds an extra dimension—although it strays somewhat from the soup’s ethnic origins. If you prefer it to be vegetarian, a squeeze of lemon juice and a few leaves or parsley will be just perfect.
Note: Despite the fact that both carrots and lentil feel starchy and filling, they are both... MORE >
This is an excellent hot dish for cold weather and the meat is equally good served cold with pickles and salad, or in sandwiches. Many public houses of the day made a speciality of sandwiches filled with hot salted beef.
In the past capable cooks would have prepared the beef themselves by soaking it for some days in the pickling liquid of water, salt, sugar... MORE >