Spicy Chickpea & Pecan Nut Patties

15 06 2011

At the risk of making you feel uncomfortable, and potentially invoking the need to have an awkward conversation with yourself (quelle horreur), I have to ask if you’ve read ‘Eating Animals‘ by Jonathan Safran Foer? He’s an acclaimed author turned self-appointed ‘food source investigator’ who was so shocked to discover the gruesomeness of animal farming in the US that he veered off his usual path of beautiful and insightful literary fiction and published a documentary-style book on the bottomless pit of horrors he unearthed. It’s a shocking read. The New York Times sums up the whole debacle pretty smartly right HERE. Read it, it’s riveting.

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