Heirloom Beauty: Beluga Lentils

  Archeological studies have shown that lentils are one of the earliest cultivated crops, believed to have been used by homo sapiens as far back as 9,500 to possibly 13,000 years ago. Only soybeans have a higher ratio of protein per calorie, and besides their protein content lentils are a cook’s best friend taking only…

Roasted Jalapeno Hummus

It’s easy to get creative with hummus recipes. Beyond the traditional flavourings of a classic Lebanese hummus with lemon-tahini-cumin-olive oil, there are endless possible variations. Personally I like things on the hotter side. This spicy roasted jalapeno hummus is not for the timid, although you can reduce the heat level by starting with just one…