Family-run Beigel Shop is the oldest bagel bakery in Britain, one of the last remaining vestiges of a time when Brick Lane was home to a thriving Jewish community. Established in 1855, Beigel Shop is one of two remaining bagel bakeries in the area and is iconic of Brick Lane food culture. When I asked manager
First, add the oil to a large oven-safe pot and sauté the onions over medium heat. Add the meat and brown for around five minutes. Rinse and drain the barley and add into the pot along with the potatoes and drained pinto beans. Boil the soaked kidney beans in water over high heat for ten minutes, then drain and add to the pot. Sprinkle in the garlic powder, paprika, salt and black pepper.
Give everything a stir to make sure it is distributed evenly inside the pot and then add enough water to cover the meat and potatoes. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer, partially covered, for ten minutes. Don’t stir as this will break the potatoes.
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