In the last few weeks we've made curries and chillies, and rich casseroles using game, slow-cook cuts of beef and a rather appetising Spanish-style chorizo and butterbean
stew with Manchego cheese dumplings, which I must get round to making notes for, lest it wander off into a forgotten corner of my increasingly forgetful mind.
& CHORIZO SOUP Serves 2 | Ready in 20 mins INGREDIENTS 12cm chorizo, peeled OR 2 sausages 1 onion, diced OR 1/2 fennel bulb, sliced 2 garlic cloves, minced OR 1/4 tsp garlic powder 1 tbsp olive oil 400g tin butterbeans
OR 400g tin cannellini beans 2 tbsp parsley, chopped OR 1 tsp mixed herbs 3cm lemon peel 1 chicken stock cube OR 1 vegetable stock cube Salt and pepper
Just look at the proposed 2006 fight between Butterbean
and Mark Hunt.
The health-conscious 80-page menu, which consists of almost 200 dishes, include pumpkin seed and goji berry breakfast bars or sandwiches filled with avocado, raw slaw and butterbean
and a selection of juices - apple, kale and cucumber and beetroot, apple and ginger.
stew - which makes for a great weekday supper in its own right - can be part-prepared in advance but only takes minutes to make on the night if you use that great store -cupboard standby, a tin or two of pre-cooked beans.
Falafels with butterbean
and yoghurt dip (Serves four) It is sad that many people's experience of falafels is the hugely expensive and cardboard tasting versions we have been led to believe are the real thing.
opponent Joe Siciliano (4-4, 2), the 300-pound Leominster narcotics detective, will take on Carossee Aponte (0-3), and Worcester featherweight rivals Edwin Rosado (1-6-1, 1) and Jose "Flaco" Velazquez (1-7, 1) will square off.
Today, his heartbroken family told how Jamie, known as Slim or Butterbean
to his mates, was trying to turn his life around.
HAM HOCK AND BUTTERBEAN
SOUP "This is a tasty warming soup which is great for lunch on a cold day," says Everyman Bistro head chef Tom Gill.
The re-launch will see 11 new recipes added to the Baxters soup range, including Chunky Carrot Butterbean
& Coriander, Lamb Casserole, Chicken & Vegetable Casserole, Country Vegetable, Smoked Bacon & Three Bean, Turkey Broth, Highland Game, Courgette & Gruyere, Oxtail with Red Wine, Aromatic Chicken & Thai Herbs and Red Lentil Dahl with Beechwood Smoked Ham--as well as 15 improved recipes across the portfolio.
A carrot, butterbean
& coriander option completes the line-up, which the company says is being launched to meet demand for more substantial healthier soups.
She screeches - her dog Lola, below, has just drank and upended a big pan of carrot and butterbean
soup they were meant to have for supper with friends tonight.