Another simple seasonal side dish from ” River Cafe 30″ by Ruth Rogers and Rose Gray.
This can be made with French beans, Runner beans or flat beans and is usually served cold as an appetiser but can be served warm as a side or as a main dish with flatbread. It’s from ” Sumac” by Anas Atassi.
This recipe is from my very well thumbed and stained copy of ” Madhur Jaffrey’s Indian Cookery”. This was the first Indian cookery book i bought, but one i still return to regularly. You can make this in advance and reheat if you like.
A recipe for charred and slowly braised beans from Yotam Ottolenghi.
This is from Ken Hom’s ” The Taste of China”.
A lovely summer salad from ” The Food and Wines of Spain” by Penelope Casas.
A marriage of east and west from Sophie Grigson’s “Country Kitchen”.
This is a seasonal Lindsey Bareham recipe which I found in Ruth Watson’s ” Fat Girl Slim”. If you are not losing weight you could tear in some ciabatta bread, or serve accompanied by new potatoes.
This is from ” Madhur Jaffrey’s Ultimate Curry Bible”.
A recipe for Black Beans with Rice from Moro which goes very well with roast duck.
A quick Indian recipe for runner beans.
A delicious way with green beans from Madhur Jaffrey’s ” Indian Cookery”.