The UN General Assembly voted to declare 2016 as the "International Year of Pulses." "This is an extraordinary opportunity for the global pulse industry" declared Gordon Bacon, CEO of Pulse Canada. "Beans, lentils, peas and chickpeas have been the cornerstone of global nutrition for centuries. I was just wondering if we could post our favourite pulse recipes to try. Lentil and Cheese loaf.Recipe from my Cranks book Makes 8 servings 225 grams Red Lentils 1 large Onions 25 grams Butter 100 grams Cheddar Cheese 1 large Egg, Whole Recipe Directions for Cranks Lentil & Cheese Wedge Cook the lentils in 450 mls water until soft and all water absorbed. Chop the onion, then melt butter in pan and fry onions till transparent. Combine all ingreditnts and press into an oiled 9 inch tin. Bake in oven at 190c for 30 mins. Serve hot or cold in wedges.