We bring you recipes from our archives! Our recipes come from our cookbook ‘Just The Best: Favourite Recipes from Canada’s Top Food Writers,’ a fundraising project by LEAF published in 1992.

This recipe for Bistro-Style Lentil Soup was written by Kathleen Sloan, then Associate Editor at Goodlife Magazine. Sloan has since reviewed restaurants for several Toronto food and entertainment guides. For this recipe, you can also substitute the Cognac with Armagnac. Scroll down for the recipe card.