Photography: Christina SimonsIf anything is due for an image revamp it has to be this horny little beast, the chickpea or garbanzo. The Romans referred to it as small ram or cicer arietinum after its ram’s head shape.Long the staple of the hairy jumper brigade and those in need of a fibre boost, the Romans knew a few other things about their magical powers and fed them to their prized stallions.These little blighters are packed with up to 30 per […]
Ed Charles is a Melbourne-based writer and digital consultant. He trained with IPC in London and has written for major international and national business and lifestyle titles. Establishing this blog in 2005, he was one of the first of a handful of food bloggers in Australia. He's spoken at the Melbourne Writers Festival and Emerging Writers Festival and has broadcasted regularly on food and digital media issues.