broad beans

Mad on salads!

I just really like salads – and like experimenting to find strange combinations of fruit and vegetables which work together. You can’t see, but lurking here are some lovely new broad beans, just cooked for a few minutes in salted water; they are absolutely my favourite bean. There are mixed leaves, sliced onion, a few […]


Beautiful beans!

We have a very good greengrocer in town who often sells unusual fruit and vegetables. One of my most favourite vegetables is the broad bean and although we grew some this year we didn’t manage to grow very many, and delicious though they ere they were very small. I saw these beautiful pods in the […]