Escabeche of red mullet with broad-bean cake + broad bean, cucumber + preserved lemon salad

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Wild Weed Pie: A Lifetime of Recipes

By Janni Kyritsis and Roberta Muir

Published 2006

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During Lent, devout Greeks abstain from eating any animal products for 40 days, so many good vegetarian dishes are popular at this time. I remember a Lenten dish from my childhood of a broad-bean cake served cold and coated liberally with olive oil - not an appetising sight or taste for a child. I don’t have the traditional recipe, but I’ve created this version from my mental image of that dish from so many years ago. Now I’m an adult, I can see what my parents saw in it. If you don’t have