Tag: #beans

Turtle black bean and sweet potato soup

‘this is a vegetarian, gluten free recipe and I garnish with a mix of finely diced colorful vegetables, turtle beans that have not been pureed and yoghurt.  Turtle beans have become one of my favorite ingredients and they are full of antioxidants and give a great flavor and consistency to soups and stews’ You will need: 200g black turtle beans 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and … Read More Turtle black bean and sweet potato soup

Pasta shells with Borlotti beans

I share this simple dish that is one of my favorites. You will need : 250g Borlotti Beans 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda Borlotti beans: Soak overnight in water. Rinse and place in a pot. Cover in cold water and add one teaspoon bicarbonate of soda. Bring to boil. Simmer and cook on low heat, rolling boil , for 45 minutes. Drain the water. … Read More Pasta shells with Borlotti beans

Green Beans, simply cooked our way …

Follow follow follow me on facebook x Green beans, locally grown and so simply cooked but delicious. For the recipe visit Littlerock

Butter beans with garlic, parsley and tulbaghia

This butter bean dish is very popular as an appetizer on the island. I also like it served as a side with grilled fresh fish or meats. As well as using garlic which is one of the main ingredients, I have also used tulbaghia which has a lot of flavor and leaves no bad breath!, also used in a recipe here. The flowers are … Read More Butter beans with garlic, parsley and tulbaghia

Pork Meatballs with haricot beans in tomato sauce

  This dish has great flavors, great textures. I used gluten free oats to coat/bind the meatballs rather than bread crumbs or flour. I tend to use oats now for this purpose and for giving a bit of texture for example to dishes like these ricotta stuffed zucchini . The sauce is with fresh tomatoes and red wine. Smoked paprika in the mince and … Read More Pork Meatballs with haricot beans in tomato sauce

Black History Month in today’s paper and beans and rice for supper …

I featured Black History Month in the newspaper today as it is being commemorated by the US Embassy with a varied program including some exhibitions and a concert by gospel singer Joyce Yuille who is making a special visit to the island. I was so pleased to receive a detailed history about the origins of African American food from Jueseppi Baker and it brought … Read More Black History Month in today’s paper and beans and rice for supper …