Adding Adzuki Beans to the Menu

Adzuki beans (Vigna angularis) are also known as adsuki, azuki, asuki, aduki, chi dou or hong xiao dou (Mandarin), feijao, field peas, red oriental beans, and ‘Tiensin red beans. They share their genus with black eyed peas, black grams, and mung beans. All of these legumes belong to the family Fabaceae, along with  fava beans, edible-pod and mature peas, soybeans, common beans (green snap […]

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Loving the Benefits of Legumes

Legumes have been sustaining human life for over 10,000 years. All cultures use legumes in their traditional dishes. They are the only cultivated crop that improves the fertility of the soil in which they are grown, through the beneficial bacteria that live on their roots and by drawing nitrogen from the air into the soil. […]