This utterly divine savoury stew is another Yotam Ottolenghi recipe. I used white wine instead of Pernod, but I think vermouth would be a good option too. And I used a vegetable stock cube, without adding more liquid - the vegetables throw off plenty to make a good rich broth. Paul though it would have benefited from bacon, but I disagree, I thought it was perfection as it was.
We had it with rice. It's extraordinary how well tarragon goes with mushrooms!
Also - happy birthday to Jude, and happy birthday for tomorrow to my mother.
And in a final public service announcement, I have finally joined Facebook and made a page for foodycat.blogspot.com - I have no idea what benefit there is to either me or you, loyal band of readers. But I was told it was a Good Thing and it is there.