Blog: Beanz meanz wind?

Catherine Sleep | 16 July 2003

Usually, yes, but it ain’t necessarily so. Researchers in Venezuela have come up with a way of preparing beans that removes their wind-making properties. Up to 95% of the substances that create gas can be eliminated from the beans by a new fermentation method. The research was prompted by the decline in popularity of one of the traditional dishes of Venezuela, pabellon creollo, which was well known for giving people wind.

Do beanz mean(z) wind?


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