Cheap and cheerful pulses may not be considered the sexiest of food yet they form the basis of some of the best recipes around. Pulses pop up all over British food and in many guises - guess what mushy peas are made from?
As we are on a bit of an economy drive right now pulses fit right in, dried pulses are CHEAP to buy and as they bulk out a meal, you can eat healthily and save money - great for feeding a family or cooking on a budget.
If you think pulses are boring then take a look at these recipes, I think you may just change your mind. You might also want to check out Jenny Chandler's Book, Pulse. Now that does have sexy recipes.