Braised leg of lamb with chickpeas and spices

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Soho Cooking

By Alastair Little

Published 1999

  • About

Of the many ethnic cuisines to be found in Soho, that of North Africa is one of the least well represented. One mediocre couscous house does not a souk make. There is, however, a very real connection in my work, because my supplier of dry goods for the last twenty years is a small company run by a complete madman called George de Bono. Of Italian descent, but raised in a colonial family in Libya, items like couscous, harissa and pickled lemons have always been stocked by him. I don’t want t