Beans

  • 1 Pork in black bean sauce
    Black bean sauce is made from fermented soya beans and it brings a delicious saltiness to Chinese dishes. You’ll find it at most supermarkets.Serves: 4 Ready in 25 minutes, plus...

  • 2 Marinated lamb chops with crushed broad beans
    Serves: 2Preparation time: 20 minutes, plus marinating timeCooking time: under 15 minutes Ingredients 4 lean lamb cutlets or chops5ml/1 tsp freshly chopped rosemary leaves1 large garlic clove, peeled and finely...

  • 3 Tuna and mixed bean tortillas
    Ingredients (Serves 2) 2 tbsp olive oil 1 bunch spring onions, trimmed and thinly sliced 1-2 red chillies, deseeded and chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 x 400g can mixed...

  • 4 Beany banger bake
    Ingredients (Serves 4) 1 tbsp vegetable oil 300g/11oz chorizo-style pork chipolata sausages, each made into 2 small ones by pinching in the middle, twisting and then cutting 1 onion, peeled...

  • 5 Salad Niçoise with British Beans and Peas
    INGREDIENTS 200g/7oz new potatoes, cut in half 4 medium free-range eggs 200g/7oz fresh green beans, trimmed 100g/4oz fresh peas, shelled (you could also use frozen) 1 x 200g can tuna...

  • 6 Mixed Seafood on borlotti beans with rocket and red onion salad
    Ingredients (Serves 4) 50 grams of cooked borlotti beans 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped 2 scallops 2 cleaned baby squid 3 tiger prawns 25 grams butter 1/4 sliced red...

  • 7 Summer pea and bean frittata with saffron aïoli
    Ingredients (Serves 4) 1 bunch trimmed asparagus, sliced on the bias into bite-size pieces 100ml/4fl oz olive oil 50g/2oz wild garlic leaf, finely chopped Zest of ½ lemon 100g/4oz broad...

  • 8 Broad bean and lettuce garbure
    Ingredients (Serves 4-6) 2 slices sourdough bread 100g/4oz goose fat, plus extra for frying 1 clove garlic, peeled 3 medium onions, peeled and finely sliced 3 rashers streaky bacon, cut...