Another of Nigella's wonderful recipes, that I like to play with.
3 T LG Garlic infused olive oil
1 Leek, washed, trimmed, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
2 t Dried thyme or 1 t finely chopped fresh thyme
3 cups Castelluccio Lentils, or your favorite lentil if not available, rinsed and drained
Approx. 1 quart cold water
3 dried Bay leaves
Salt and Pepper, to taste
Chopped fresh Parsley and or chives
Liquid Gold EVOO or LG fused or infused Chipotle, Harrisa, Baklouti Chili, or Cayenne Chili Pepper olive oil to drizzle over the lentils during the meal.