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Chicken and bean stew

Winter just wouldn`t go away, and hearty comfort food are still on the top of the list. This chicken and bean stew is really good: http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/1570643/spicy-chicken-and-bean-stew.

I almost followed the recipe this time. The exceptions are a can of chickpeas instead of 2 cans of butter bean, and lots of fresh bell pepper instead of 250 g frozen peppers. No coriander, served with rice and lamb`s lettuce.

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Carrot soup

I don`t use the printer very often. As I switched it on yesterday, this recipe came out: http://smittenkitchen.com/blog/2013/01/carrot-soup-with-tahini-and-crisped-chickpeas/. A message from God? I swear I had never seen it before. However, the soup seemed rather simple and delicious, so I decided to try it out. Besides, it was an opportunity to use the leftover tahini dressing from the evening before. My chickpeas were tossed in curry powder instead of cumin, as it would be a little too much cumin for Sandis (he`s not a big fan). The roasted chickpeas is all you need to turn dull blended vegetables into a substantial meal with a kick.
Later on, I realized it must have been my sister struggling with the printer during her visit last month. In that case, thanks for the recipe!
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