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The Cook Who Knew Nothing
The Cook Who Knew Nothing
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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 large head fennel or two small-medium ones, sliced very finely (a food mandolin works best for this), stalks and fronds removed
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tin chickpeas (400gm/14oz) or 1/2 cup dried chickpeas soaked overnight and cooked until tender
  • 1 tin Italian diced tomatoes (400gm/14oz)
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped finely and packed firmly
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1-1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1-2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon ground sweet paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried chilli flakes or
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 2. Add the tinned tomatoes, stir through and then add the stock, half the basil, the chickpeas, tomato paste, sweet paprika, thyme, cumin, chilli or cayenne pepper and salt



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