Egyptian Lentil Soup

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    Generous Portions
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Around the World in 80 Dishes: Classic Recipes from the World's Favourite Chefs

Around the World in 80 Dishes

By David Loftus

Published 2012

  • About

Fogg’s journey continues on towards Port Said and the mouth of the Suez Canal aboard the steamship Mongolia. I imagine Fogg on a cold October day, with the coast of Egypt in sight, warming his hands with a steaming bowl of soup as he looks over to the minarets on the shore, which ‘loomed above the houses in the pale rays of the sun’. I was sitting aboard the ancient Thelginos, sailing a sunset sea to Mount Athos, when Andy (of