Beans from a can, in sauce, have long been associated with the students. Times inexorably have changed. It is now more likely that tin of beans contains chickpeas or kidney beans, which is a great improvement for the student body. But now that we all find ourselves interminably at home, finally we can ignore fast recipes catered to our ‘on-the-go’ lifestyles and give … [Read more...] about The Chopping Block: Pulses & Beans
That the words soup and soul are so close would seem no mere coincidence. Soup is true soul food – pure nourishment, sustenance and comfort, reviving liquid, and solid replenishment. Soup, so healthful, frugal, and austere, at once so rich and luxurious. It has no recipe, yet there are as many soups, potages, veloutés, broths and consommés as there are kitchens, cooks, and … [Read more...] about The Chopping Block: Soup – There’s aytin’ and drinkin’ in it!