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The Daily Mail Modern British Cookbook

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1998

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Refried beans are not really fried at all but – after cooking in water – mashed in a pan with lard. This sounds odd-not to say distinctly unhealthy – to contemporary Western ears, but a small amount of good homemade lard delivers a wonderful flavour. In this recipe the typical Mexican amount of lard is halved, then used with an equal amount of olive oil.