Recipes: Greek Lentil Stew/Soup (Fakies)

Greek Lentil Stew/Soup (Fakies) Ingredients: 1 cup Canadian lentils 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion 3 minced garlic cloves 2 large carrots diced 1 large celery stalk  diced 5 cups water or stock 1 cup canned tomatoes (or 2-3 fresh tomatoes cubed) 2 tablespoons tomato paste 2 bay leaves salt and pepper 2 tablespoons… Continue reading Recipes: Greek Lentil Stew/Soup (Fakies)

Recipes: Bannocks/Oat Cakes

Bannocks Ingredients: 1 ½ cups oatmeal (instant is easier to work with as its finely ground) ½ teaspoon baking soda 2 cups warm milk Pinch of salt 1 egg 1 tablespoon chopped almonds 1 tablespoon grated orange peel (I prefer tangelo for a unique twist) 2 teaspoons melted butter (bacon fat is traditionally used) for… Continue reading Recipes: Bannocks/Oat Cakes