Tag: green beans

10th September 2016

A simple trick for good green beans

Green beans are full of vitamins and minerals and are not very expensive. They appear often on menus and at family dinners but usually are soggy and bland. There are not much vitamins left in them. Green beans, like pasta, need lots of boiling water and then a short boiling time. Putting the beans in some water with salt, heating to boiling point and cooking […]

18th November 2013

Green beans with shallots and garlic

In the past I did not like to eat green beans in restaurants and certainly not in canteens as the green vegetable bomb was usually cooked to death with no vitamins left, a darkish colour and as bonus sometimes a string that got caught between you teeth.