Category Archives: Beans

This Summer’s Beans

I love beans, in some ways they are the quintessential summer vegetable, as they are one of the relatively few veg I really only ever eat at this time of year.  I tend to favour rounded dwarf bush bean varieties … Continue reading

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Cannelini Beans with Sorrel

I was given the book Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi for Christmas.  I had been wanting it for a while, particularly as Diary of a Tomato recommended it as one of their favourite books of the year.  On first glance it … Continue reading

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Broad Beans with Green Garlic

A couple of weeks ago Veggiegobbler posted about a lovely broad bean dish she had shared with friends for lunch.  Inspired by her culinary endeavours and by the green garlic I had impatiently pulled from my garden I came up with … Continue reading

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Beans, Beans, Beans

One of my first posts – in fact it was my first gardening related post – was on the subject of beans and green beans in particular.  I enjoy growing beans and I enjoy eating beans, particularly with tomato and garlic!  … Continue reading

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Get Ready, Get Set, Almost go – Broad Beans

Ever since L at 500m2 posted about shelling broad beans being great entertainment for preschoolers I have been anxiously awaiting my crop. I sowed my broad beans seeds in mid May this year.  Anytime in Autumn is fine to sow … Continue reading

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