Archive for September, 2013

By Nadia Arumugam |

Crunchy Green Bean and Vegetable Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing

I was inspired by Charity’s gorgeous homegrown bean harvest to make something scrumptious from these delightful runners. Beans are utterly ruined, in my book at least, by overcooking. If you don’t pay attention, they go from crisp, verdant and bright tasting to mushy, muddy and a dreadful khaki-green in a matter of minutes. Needless to [Read more]

By Charity Shumway |

I’d Like To Talk About Beans

How’s that for a come on? I know, you can barely resist. Beans. They’re so sexy. Just the word “beans” makes me think of bearded guys in overalls sitting around a fire under a viaduct. Or white kids with dreads in the kitchen of a grime and patchouli frosted “co-op.” Or at least that’s what [Read more]

By Nadia Arumugam |

End-of-Summer Warm Vegetable Salad

First off, I’m sorry. I’m sorry I deserted you for so long, but when you hear of my amazing adventures over the last month – skiing in the Andes, seeking out lion prides and herds of elephant in Botswana’s Okavango Delta, and salmon fishing in the heart of the Scottish highlands, I know you’ll forgive [Read more]