If you’d popped past my little kitchen over the past few weeks, you’d probably have noticed a bunch of lentils quietly sprouting away in one corner.
I tried sprouting once, developed an obsession and soon began germinating legumes at such speed that the creation of multiple yum recipes was needed quick smart to use them all up, lest our house collapse beneath an ever-expanding sprout mountain.
Which is how this pretty spectacular (if I do say so myself) sprouted lentil dip came into being.
Before I get to the recipe, a quick word on sprouting. The process is super easy (exact steps are detailed below) but it does take a couple days. So why bother?
Well, sprouting seeds, grains and nuts makes them heaps more digestible and ensures your body can access all their nutrients. Continue Reading →