It is summer-glut time and this year it is beans, beans and more beans. I didn’t have many last year but, this year, it is beans galore and they all seem to have come at once. Off to Eat Your Books I went and typed “beans”! I wanted either a pasta dish or a salad. I found quite a few recipes worth trying, including this one. It was a real jackpot. It is dead easy to make, a meal in itself and very tasty. We have already had it twice this summer.
I searched my books for another recipe to do justice to the beautiful pork and I came across another one from The French Kitchen by Joanne Harris and Fran Warde. This recipe appealed because I am big on serving fruit as part of a main meal. Apples go with pork and I imagined the acidity of the blackcurrants would be a perfect foil for the meat. Continue reading
Maus chose this dish. It is probably not something I would have chosen to make but it tasted very good. It is amazing how wonderful simple dishes can be. It is perfect as a main for a vegetarian meal or as an accompaniment to a meat dish. Continue reading
The other day, our neighbour in Perth, Regina, knocked on our door and gave me two pork fillets. How lovely. I put them in the freezer. As I did so, I thought, ‘I will have to think of something special to make with them’. Continue reading