If you’d have popped in to 106 last night , you’d been forgiven for thinking you were in Algeria. No ,Jacob wasn’t wearing his lush, yellow ochre harem pants, but Flo and I had been following the recipes in Saturdays Guardian ( No ‘Sun’ fried jam sandwiches for us ). It took us about 2 hours to make falafel – 26hrs if you count soaking the chick peas ( 69p for a HUGE bag – so this is now my main ingredient of choice ), and about 3 hours to clean up the kitchen and go and buy a new blender thing , as Jane’s mini one , that I bought her about 15 years ago, finally gave up the ghost. We also made hummus and a sweetcorn/coriander/tomato relish thing…and then the belly dancing commenced ………….
I think it was OK that our falafel were green inside.