Tipiak Mediterranean cereals are a great side dish or can be added to soups, salads, and stews. The big taste of the French country come in this 500 gram bag, giving you more lentils for your money. Vivien Paille green lentils Vivien Paille green lentils are a favorite of French home cooks. They are earthy and full-flavored, especially good for growing children or for adding to hearty soups. These green lentils from Vivien Paille are a beautiful green color and have an earthy flavor, with a touch of saltiness. They make a great addition to soup, stews, or salads. Cultivated using age-old farming methods in the French Alps at 2,000 feet above sea level and harvested in November when lentil pods are still young, our green lentils (French green lentils) boast a sweet yet earthy taste. Their color is not as intense as that of the brown lentils we grow nearby (brown or Puy lentils), but they have a taste all their own. Tipiak Mediterranean cereals is perfect for soup. Lentils are a staple of the vegetable world and are known for their nutritional value - low in fat and high in fiber, protein, minerals and B vitamins.