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Njahi Beans with Ginger & Spring Onion

24HR SOAKING ALERT! 

And here it is, the first Beans beans beans! recipes coming your way this week.

Spotted in a supermarket in Nairobi by our roving reporter and gifted to us, these tuxedo beans, formally known as njahi beans, are native to Kenya and exceedingly good for you. Continue reading “Njahi Beans with Ginger & Spring Onion”

Beans beans beans!

We’ve got a little gathering of bean dishes coming up next for ya, inspired by a gift of magic beans from our roving reporter.

These stunning beans caught the eye of said reporter in a supermarket in Nairobi, beckoning her with their unique beauty. So she bought some and brought them home.  Continue reading “Beans beans beans!”

Hibiscus Iced Tea

Icy, tangy loveliness from all the world’s tropical and sub-tropical countries pretty much. Continue reading “Hibiscus Iced Tea”

Roasted Baby Artichokes with Fennel & Lemon

Truly love artichokes but find I’m rarely up to the preparation challenges they present. Continue reading “Roasted Baby Artichokes with Fennel & Lemon”

Warm Mushroom Salad

Hmmmmm, mushrooms – ruddy love ’em. And this is shroom bliss.  Continue reading “Warm Mushroom Salad”

Hummus with Purple Sprouting Broccoli

The international day of celebrating all things hummus is here! And we’re joining the party with the simple pleasure of homemade hummus topped with pistachios and pomegranate and the freshest of purple sprouting broccoli.

Veegs, veegs, veegs.  Continue reading “Hummus with Purple Sprouting Broccoli”

Heritage Radish & White Bean Salad

We couldn’t eat all those radishes yesterday. What to do with a few leftover heritage radishes? This veegs thing…. Continue reading “Heritage Radish & White Bean Salad”

Radishes with Butter & Sea Salt

Not so much a recipe as a devilishly good serving suggestion for spring into summer.

Get heritage radishes if you can, for no other reason than great presentation, and get to it!

Remarkably good radishes.  Continue reading “Radishes with Butter & Sea Salt”

Romanesco & Broad Bean Salad

Romanesco, the beautiful broccoli from outer space.

Mesmerising geometric spirals within spirals, it is, as far as we’re concerned, proof positive of alien life and 16th century visitations to Italy, where it has been cultivated ever since.

Quantities would just get the way of this delightful dish. We’re freestylin’ here along a well trodden path and there’s something special in the way these veggies and leaves come together of their own accord, in a simple and mellow flavoured, laid back salad.

Continue reading “Romanesco & Broad Bean Salad”

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