In this chapter we will show you how to transform pulses and related products like tofu and tempeh into components for our building block system. Even those who don’t’ love pulses will be converted by these sensational recipes!


Cooking lentils

Cooking beans and chickpeas

Copien’s lentil hummus

Easy crumbled tofu

Mediterranean bean salad

Curried legume salad

Tempeh rissoles

Umami tofu

Umami bean stew

Sour smoked tofu salad

Green peppercorn and tempeh in a creamy sauce

Paneer—soy cheese

Building block basics: pulses

Always store pulses in their cooking water to ensure a consistently high quality. Pulses ...

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