Beans are among the healthiest, most delicious foods on earth—and The Better Bean Cookbook is the essential modern guide to preparing them. This stunning volume features an illustrated guide to all dried beans, chickpeas, and lentils, along with advice on buying and cooking them to achieve the utmost flavor and nutrition. Vegetarians and carnivores alike will enjoy the enticing dishes, from fritters and soups to mains.
Recipes include: Indian Stuffed Pancakes * Californian Black Bean Burger * Green Pea and Mint Soup * Pan-seared Scallops with Chorizo and Pea Purée * Iberian Lentil Salad * Sprouting Bean and Quinoa Salad * Steamed Edamame and Broccoli with Ginger Dressing * Refritos (Refried Beans) * Pasta with Chickpeas and Lemon * Seven Vegetable Tagine * Moroccan Chickpeas and Meatballs * Cassoulet * and more!
Jenny Chandler teaches regularly in London and Bath and currently runs the Plum Cooking School in Bristol. She has made several television appearances on the BBC, HTV, and Carlton Food Network in Britain. She is a highly respected Spanish food consultant for restaurants in London, Barcelona, and Madrid. Her cookbooks include: The Food of Northern Spain and The Real Taste of Spain (both published by Pavilion). Jenny lives in Bristol, England.