EARLY SUMMER Goodies, Grains, Lentils and More for Sustenance | Seasonal Cooking

Inspiration for Healthy Living in Early Summer


Slowly we warm in the wonderful heat and beautiful light of Summer, and we shed the coat as the mornings and evenings are balmy. Fruit is appearing on the shelves and food is lighter and summery. Grains and Lentils take a back seat during the hot weather.

Enjoy some special Grains, Lentils, Pasta and Tofu Inspiration for Early Summer. You can also browse:

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Goodies, Grains and Lentils for Late Spring Sustenance


Parsley and Barley Salad with Spice Marinated Feta

Borlotti Beans

Chaat Salad for Hot Days | A Life (Time) of Cooking | Indian Recipes | Chaat | Vegetarian

Burghul | Bulgar | Cracked Wheat

Turkish Dolmas Spiced Burghul wrapped in Vine Leaves

Cannellini Beans

Chickpeas and Chickpea Flour

Cheesy Farinata | Italian | Chickpea Flour | Vegetarian | Life Time Cooking

Chickpea Flour Cakes


Couscous Salad with Roast Pumpkin and Chilli Jam | Vegetarian | A Life Time of Cooking

Du Puy Lentils

Du Puy Lentils with Tomatoes and Feta | Salads | Ottolenghi | A Life Time of Cooking


Freekeh and Herb Pilaf with Yoghurt Dressing

Masoor | Red Lentils

Sprouted Masoor Usal

Mung Beans

Stir Fried Mung Bean Sprouts


Quinoa, Herb and Lemon Salad

Split Peas (use Channa Dal)


Toor Lentils (Pigeon Peas | Red Gram)

Urad Lentils (Black Gram)

Urad Sprouts Sundal

White Peas

White Peas Curry | Indian | Vegetarian | A Life Time of Cooking



Beetroot Risotto

Mixed Rice

Masoor Sprouts Rice - Maharashtrian Kitchari

Poha | Flattened Rice

Poha Kolache | Flattened Rice in Coconut Milk, Tamarind and Jaggery | Indian | Vegetarian | A Life Time of Cooking

Pasta and Noodles

Capunti Pasta with Tomato and Basil

Vermicelli and Green Mango Salad


Baked Marinated Tofu

Peach Salsa with Marinated Tofu


Schiacciata with Cheese Topping








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