Category Archives: Soup
Enjoy your lentils Roman style! This recipe comes from a book written by the Roman physician Anthimus around 500 B.C. “Lentils are good when washed and carefully boiled in fresh water. Make sure that the first lot of water is poured away, and a second lot of water added as required, but not too much, and then boil the lentils slowly on the stove. When they are cooked, add for seasoning a little vinegar, together with the addition of that spice which is called Syrian sumach. Sprinkle a spoonful of this spice over the lentils while they are still on … Read More
Way back in 1150 BC, Rameses III was enjoying a delicious soup like this one! His burial temple depicts a servant girl preparing lentil stew. But don’t worry – you don’t have to be a Pharaoh to enjoy this special lentil soup. This soup is inexpensive and easy to make, and offers a wonderful twist on ordinary lentil stew. This recipe makes 6-8 servings of soup.