Tag: Beans

The Toxic Bean

The Toxic Bean

The Toxic Bean I’m sitting in the pub sipping on my third pint on a quiet Tuesday evening. It’s been a good night, catching up with an old friend and watching Liverpool destroy Bayern Munich in the pre-season Audi Cup. Suddenly I’m not well, my […]

Pasta with Beans

Pasta with Beans

Pasta e Fagioli Winter has yet to rear its ugly head in any meaningful way. The weather has stayed mild, the leaves have remained on the trees and the cooler Autumnal air has only recently made an appearance. I’ve held off on big hearty stews […]

Summer Beans on Toast

Summer Beans on Toast

The humble broad or fava bean. Forever immortalised by The Silence of the Lambs, it always signifies the beginning of Summer to me. This is a recipe from a couple of years ago but is still my favourite way to serve these legumes. 300g of […]

Lentils with Sausage and Beans

Lentils with Sausage and Beans

Lentils with Sausage and Beans It’s getting cold and dark, well kind of. Although the weather has actually been surprisingly decent for the past few days we’re now very much in stew territory. We’re coming towards my favourite time of the year. The time when […]

Refried Beans Pita

Refried Beans Pita

Refried Beans Pita It’s dark, so very dark. Darker than I thought it would be at this time. Too dark. The pictures are going to be terrible! I made a decision about a year ago to try to always take my pictures in natural light. […]

Pork Hock with Lentils and Beans

Pork Hock with Lentils and Beans

Pulled Pork Hock with Lentils and Beans Aggressive, rude and manly. The three words that come to my mind when I think of ham hocks. They’re full of flavour and extremely versatile, great at enhancing any soup or stew. I hadn’t come across their unsalted […]

Vegetarian Lasagna

Vegetarian Lasagna

Β Vegetarian Lasagna It’s happening. I can feel it. The veggies are starting to take over my life. I don’t think I’ll ever fully convert to vegetarianism but I’m certainly enjoying more veggie meals than ever before. I had always imagined meals without meat to be […]