lentils the Greek way -fakes- as a normal dish

Lentils the Greek way (fakes)

Lentils the Greek way are cooked as a soup or as a dish and they are made with tomato puree, onion and garlic and they have some bay leaf for extra flavor! You serve it with some red wine vinegar or Xérès vinegar and it’s really good! They are different from the lentils as we eat them in France and this recipe has better taste! But the lentils themselves are better in France than those in Greece and they cook faster! Give them a try and let me know!

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Risotto with shrimps - solo food

Risotto with shrimps

This is a fine risotto that is easy to make and you can use fresh shrimps or frozen! It’s good either way! It has some onion and of course garlic and some red peppers! To season, we use either some “pili-pili” peppers or some French Espelette pepper but if you don’t find either you can use some chili powder or some Cayenne pepper! It’s cooked into white wine for more flavor and you do not need to be on top of the casserole to observe the cooking! It’s easy, very good and quick!

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cabillaud à la basquaise

Cod as the Basques do

This is a fine cod filet with a wonderful sauce that is a bit spicy and goes very well with the cod! Besides the tomato puree the sauce has onions, garlic, and red peppers and it’s seasoned with thyme and bay leaf ;-) To bring some spiciness we add some “pili-pili” pepper or some French Espelette pepper, if you can’t find either try some chili powder ;-) It’s really good and rather straightforward to make ti!

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