It had been a dream of mine, a fantasy, since I first heard a whisper that there was a volcano in the heart of Africa, which you could climb and look down into it’s molten belly. This story and so many others of the Democratic Republic of Congo ignited a spark within...
2.25 c (1 lb) French du Puy or brown lentils
1 medium red onion, finely diced and soaked in water for at least 5 minutes
1 c dried currants (or other dried fruit--I used chopped dates)
1/3 c capers, chopped if large
1/3 c extra v...