All posts tagged: Chile

Superlicious, supranational lentils salad

I don‘t know where this salad is actually from. But I am sure several nations claim to be its country of origin. Since my Mom always makes it for me, I guess it is Bulgarian. But, it may as well be Latin American or Italian of origin. Rumors wants it that it stems from a Chilean cousin of my mother’s who was taught it by a friend of hers of Palastinean origin (did you know that chile had and still has a relatively large Palastinean immigration). In any case, wherever this salad is from, I now need to write a little appraisal for it! It is a salad mainly composed of brown lentils. There are tons of different types of brown lentils out there – in each country they are given different names. I guess, that in English the word for the kind of brown lentils I mean is pardina lentils. They distinguish themselves from other brown lentils by being less needy of elaborate cooking efforts. 200g lentils need only around 20-30 minutes of cooking …