Taste #5 Umami Paste, Lentil and Bacon Soup

Caroline

Food writer. Broadcaster. Blogger. Author. Marketing at Eight Degrees Brewing. Secretary of the Irish Food Writers' Guild, founder of Irish Food Bloggers Association and co-author of Sláinte: The Complete Guide to Irish Craft Beer & Cider (New Island).

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  1. I love the look and wholesome sound of this soup, Caroline. In fact, I wish I could have it for supper. I adore lentils but my boyfriend can’t eat them – along with chickpeas and chillies – and so I have to avoid them when I’m cooking. *makes sad face*

    • Caroline says:

      You poor thing. Those are three ingredients that I love using. Lentil soups, lentil salads, chickpeas for stews and salads – and chilli sprinkled throughout. I’ve had a few slip-ups with chilli in food meant for Little Missy – she now knows about drinking milk to counteract the heat! – but now we keep a shaker of chilli flakes on the table so each person can add according to their own requirements. Might be helpful for you?

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