Shoulder of Lamb and Fava Bean Curry

This is another variation on some preceding curry ideas. The idea is that the vegetables thicken the sauce, and also that the lamb is immersed in the sauce so the spices flavour it. It's good to use the smallest pan that will fit the shoulder, so that the intensity of the sauce is not diluted … Continue reading Shoulder of Lamb and Fava Bean Curry

Poached Eggs on a mess of vegetables.

In a coffee shop I saw someone eating poached eggs and I was simultaneously envious and thinking I could make that. For the mess of vegetables: A beetroot with the leaves attached A handful of string beans A courgette Spinach A few cloves of garlic. Saving the leaves for later, peel the beetroot,  top and … Continue reading Poached Eggs on a mess of vegetables.

Fava Bean Dahl

Fava beans (1½ cups) Olive oil 2 medium sized tomatoes 2 onions 1 aubergine Garlic Salt For the spice mixture Lump of root ginger Green chillis Turmeric powder, ground cumin Cardamom seeds, coriander seeds, mustard seeds, onion seeds Soak the fava beans for 12 hours (optional, you may need to cook them a bit longer … Continue reading Fava Bean Dahl