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Favourite ingredient – black (beluga) lentils

13 Nov
Black lentils on a white plate

Presumably, they're called beluga lentils because they look like beluga caviar.

Black lentils. It doesn’t sound great, does it? You’ll be surprised. These pulses are fabulously flavourful, an attractive dark colour and surprisingly versatile. I’m a little obsessed with them at the moment. They are aromatic, with hints of cinnamon and cloves. I imagine that they are good for all kinds of things, and like them in an easy dinner-for-two salad. Recipe below.

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