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Lobby by thesmithsontour
Lobby, a photo by thesmithsontour on Flickr.
Lobby is the name potters gave to a simple stew. We both grew up eating it most weeks. My Grandparents always had a big pan of lobby on their stove & my mum used to make it in her pressure cooker.... Our version of the North Staffordshire dish is so cheap & easy to make - we love it!

We use onions, garlic, lots of root vegetables, pulses, some greens & fresh herbs. You can add stock , miso or soy sauce, but cooking it slowly for a couple of hours just makes it taste so good & finishing off with a sprinkle of black pepper & the juice of half a lemon.

Served in large bowls, with some home made bread fresh out of the oven... Makes a great warming meal!

Hope everyone is keeping warm!

Kay & Sime xx
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