This recipe was born out of leftovers and we ended up enjoying it more than the meal I made the night before! I had made Onion Cannelloni from Aldo Zilli’s “The Zilli Cook Book” and consequently had a huge amount of half caramelised onion left over. I used this to form the base of my soup along with some basil donated by a friend. I made the bread with a Lidl ciabatta bread mix. I think ciabatta was a bit of an odd bread mix to sell as it inevitably would never work properly, but it was still very nice.
On Saturday we had our friends Sam and Zoe over for dinner. I decided to cook this because it went so well last time I made it for my parents. We bought a second tagine for the occasion from TK Maxx, because our usual one can only really stretch to three people and it’s just not the same in a casserole dish. The meal was enhanced by Zoe’s fresh bread and by following it with Sam’s not quite set summer pudding. I will have to get that recipe off him and put it on here at some point….. Goes well with red wine or rum, lime and ginger beer.