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Broad beans are booming!

It’s quite late to be planting new seeds, but the recent hot weather meant I decided to risk another crop of broad beans. These seedlings are just a week old! They grow so fast!

Kitchen Garden

Broad Bean Puree with Mint, Garlic and Parmesan

An unusual little shop opened on the slightly desolate stretch of Dun Laoghaire Main Steet near the People’s Park recently, taking the place of a perenially empty Indian restaurant. 366 more words

Side Dishes-Vegetarian

Beans, Beans And More Beans

I managed to spend nearly all day in the garden which is something I have been wanting to do for a very long time and is something I really needed to do. 629 more words

Broad Bean Pate

I love broad beans and this is a lovely, fresh tasting pate.  Broad beans are also know as fava beans which are often found in Middle Eastern dishes.   213 more words

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Broad beans flower again

Went out to pick some broad beans for my tea just now and was surprised to see that new flowers have appeared on one of the plants. 91 more words


Summer Minestrone Soup

I love minestrone soup, but often find that it can be quite heavy and overpowering for during the summer months, so I decided to create a summer style version that you can easily chuck in any seasonal veg that you want to. 266 more words


Recipe: Courgette Salad with Thai Dressing

This is a lightning quick salad to produce, even quicker if you don’t skin the broad beans.

For the Dressing
Juice of half a lime… 97 more words