Category Archives: broad beans

Things to do with a hill of beans

As I sit writing this, the final broad beans of the season are bubbling away in a pan on the hob.    The bed they were in was straggly and messy and I finally bowed to the inevitable and pulled … Continue reading

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Gluts and Gluttony

Every vegetable gardener or allotment owner knows about gluts.  In spite of your best attempts to plant successionally and sensibly, sometimes you just can’t avoid having a shed load of the same vegetable ready for eating at the same time. … Continue reading

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Sugar snap, bean and feta salad

When I got home from work I was feeling too bone idle to walk to the supermarket, which is pretty lazy considering that it takes me less than 30 seconds to get from my back gate to the supermarket entrance. … Continue reading

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Broad bean hummous

I’m feeling a bit wistful as the broad beans are nearly over for the year.    They’ve been the roaring success of my nascent potager and they’ve had a good innings.    I planted three batches in succession in one … Continue reading

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