THE BIG BEAN COOKBOOK Everything you need to know about beans, grains, pulses and legumes, including rice, split peas, chickpeas, couscous, bulgur wheat, lentils, quinoa and much more Nicola Graimes - The high protein content and versatile nature of beans and pulses have made them a staple ingredient of many cuisines. This book contains over 185 dishes that are both health-enhancing and tasty. A comprehensive introduction describes different beans and pulses, their taste and texture, and lists their health benefits. Quick ideas show ways of adding them to the diet, either as a main ingredient, or as a delicious accompaniment. The recipes include classics such as Hummus, Bean Ribollita, Cassoulet, and Slow-cooked Boston Baked Beans.With beautiful pictures of every recipe, you are sure to achieve appetizing results every time.
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About the Author: Nicola Graimes has been a food writer, editor and stylist for many years, and has long been an advocate of organic foods. 185 healthy, wholesome and delicious low-fat recipes for every day, from breakfast or lunch to special occasion dishes - all shown step by step in over 800 photographs. How to use beans, nuts, legumes, pulses and grains to create enticing and nutritious dishes for a healthy heart and energized lifestyle. A visual directory fully explains the health benefits of every type of bean, pulse, legume and grain, together with information on storing, preparing and cooking. Enjoy dishes such as Couscous with Dried Fruit and Nuts, Lentil Dhal with Roasted Garlic and Whole Spices, Bean and Hock Soup, and Fruit and Millet Treacle Cookies.