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5 Surprising Risk of Beans and Pulses

Beans – is full of nutrients in protein, fiber, vitamins B, iron, potassium and low in fat; but this powerful food can also be a potential risk to health. 30 more words


French lentil and onion soup

It’s muggy and wet in Sydney. After the intense record-breaking heat wave of early February we’ve gone into a record-breaking season of rain… so much rain, everyone’s sick of the rain. 466 more words



“Pulse is a general term for seeds which grow in pods, such as peas, lentils, and […] beans. These are the most nutritive of all vegetable substances, and for persons engaged in hard manual labour there is no cheaper or better food. 28 more words


Interactive Rangoli: the colour and spirit of JLF Melbourne

I was delighted to be guest blogger for Melbourne Writer’s Festival’s JLF Melbourne event. Please follow the link to see my post here.

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Benefits of Beans

Beans, beans, the magical fruit…

Beans aren’t a fruit but an incredible variety of pulses! Chickpeas, lentils, beans are all delicious, cheap, protein sources that everyone should be eating regularly! 216 more words


Red lentil fritters with green yoghurt

These little morsels may be on the diminutive side, but they punch well above their weight in the flavour stakes. If you wanted to make them gluten-free, you could substitute the flour with teff flour or GF self-raising flour – you may need to add a little more to make the required consistency. 500 more words

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Beetroot and Black Bean Burgers - Vegan

Having seen these at the supermarket the other day, I decided to try my own version, without the preservatives and flavourings! Let me know what you think. 324 more words