Category Archives: Broad Bean

Broad beans!

To accompany Eleanor’s splendid new drawing a couple of recipes to make the most of the broad beans – a middle eastern dip and a broad bean burger ! Ps I can recommend the Wisley recipe for the courgette and … Continue reading

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Broad bean, lettuce & basil soup

A simple spring (or is it nearly summer?) rustic soup courtesy of Nigel Slater which serves 4. For those that prefer a less rustic appearance, it can be blitzed with a hand blender at the end to give a smooth green … Continue reading

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Bulgur Wheat and Spring vegetable risotto

A slight twist on the usual risotto recipes which comes from the asksarah website. I was converted to cooking with verjuice (green grape/ crab apple juice) by Aussie and Kiwi friends and so have it in the cupboard but this … Continue reading

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What to do with really small Broad Beans

My favourites are broad beans. This early in the season some of the pods are soft and the beans inside are tiny but don’t throw them out: peel any ‘string’ from the edge of the pods and cook them whole. … Continue reading

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Broad Bean Pate

This recipe is very simple, delicious and uses a bit of what we had this week in the share.




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