Tag Archives: beans

Refried black beans, sweetcorn and dhanya salsa, avo and sour cream burritos

Why life are you so mad? It is at least 2 months since I first made this dish (as documented here). In the interim I have made it 3 or 4 more times, tweaking as I go along. I used … Continue reading

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Beetroot, red onion, bean and dill salad

Beetroot is not everyone’s favourite, but I am a sucker for the colour. They are somehow gory. I love the way they unashamedly stain everything. I do also like the taste. This recipe was inspired by a beetroot salad my … Continue reading

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Spicy beans and cheese on toast

As I have mentioned before, my interest in food and cooking has dramatically waned over the past 6 months. I am all for the quick fix at the moment. The other day, in the absence of 2min noodles, and with … Continue reading

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Bean and potato curry

Another quick bean curry, this time with potatoes. The main recipe I wanted to feature here is actually the moung dhal, but thought I would add the recipe for the beans as it differs slightly from the others I have … Continue reading

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Bunny chow barometer

Bunny chows are quintessentially Durban. And they are one of my all time favourite things to eat. So, they are not great for the IBS, but fok they are delicious. Being vegetarian in Durban is a pleasure when one of … Continue reading

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Vannessa’s bean curry

I am so looking forward to getting a collection of bean curry recipes from friends. Everyone has a set of tasty tricks. This is Vannessa’s bean curry on the Aga. She was cooking for 7 of us so the ingredients … Continue reading

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Sugar beans curry

This is a curry inspired by the classic Durban sugar beans curry. I have no idea how that is actually made, so I improvised (with some input from Zen – thanks). Any suggestions to improve the recipe will be greatly … Continue reading

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