This post and recipe is sponsored by Indigo Herbs who asked me to create a recipe for them using anything from their range. I was impressed by the vast range of ethically sourced produce. My attention was drawn to the pulses and seaweeds and I came up with this now favourite recipe of Baked Seaweed Beans.
Toot toot! I am going to start shouting about beans again. A big batch of home cooked beans are a boon in the kitchen and a joy for the creative home cook, a relief for a tired one. Inexpensive and friendly, beans go with everything. They are fantastic value and always better cooked from scratch at home.
Home Cooked Beans
Home cooked beans have better flavour and texture generally. Beans with bite and texture, seasoned as you like, and not as required to preserve them in a tin. Home cooked beans are resilient. You can slightly undercook them in the first boil from soaked. That way when you put them in the dish that becomes their forever home, they will finish cooking then, until just so, and not fall apart as some tinned pulses can. Continue reading