Oh the humble, simple lentil. Small, nondescript and bland, this legume has always been a bit-player on the stage who rarely gets a chance to strut and fret his hour in the spotlight. Lentils may be a tad dull and bland, but they are inexpensive, filling, nutritious and very easy to make. […]
About the author:
Farrell Monaco is a lover of archaeology, travel, cooking, dogs, books, bread and baths… and not necessarily in that order. She is the 2019 winner of the Best Special Interest Food Blog Award (Editor's Choice) by Saveur Magazine. Farrell was awarded the The John Wacher Dissertation Prize In Roman Studies (2019) by the University of Leicester for her research into the bread and bakeries of Pompeii. She is also a member of EXARC, the Society for American Archaeology, and currently sits on the SAA Media Relations Committee.