All posts tagged: low carb

Eggs with Broad and Runner Beans

Is that a boring title? It’s a boring title. I was going to call it green eggs and then I decided that was too non specific and nobody would be able to find it on the interwebs and there was no ham so people might be disappointed so.. here we are. This is a recipe making very good use of two lovely green things that are in abundance in the UK at this time of year (broad beans and runner beans) with an egg in the mix to make it a proper meal. These beans are the sort of things that allotment owners might find themselves drowning in at the moment if they’ve had a particularly successful year. Double podding broad beans is a labour of love, there are no two ways about it, so this might not be a 15 minute meal (although it shouldn’t take you much longer than 20, in fairness). It is, however, incredibly simple and requires just the tiniest of food shops. A couple of different vegetables and an egg …

Tapas for One: Three Low Carb Recipes

I’m a little under the weather, and this is particularly unpleasant weather to be residing under. There’s nothing in particular wrong, I just started to feel really shitty yesterday and woke up with an impending sense of doom that I haven’t been able to shake all day. Perhaps it’s the rain, perhaps it’s the apocalyptic political atmosphere, perhaps it’s without reason at all. This evening – like on all the miserable evenings that have come before it – I worked out my worries in the kitchen. In the process, I discovered how easy it is to make a few tapas dishes just for yourself. I thought I’d share that with you, since it seems quite a nice thing to do for yourself when it rains, or when the political atmosphere is apocalyptic, or for no reason at all. Padron Peppers Public service announcement: you can now buy padron peppers in ALDI. For less than a quid, naturally. I used half the packet (about 75g) for my one person serving. I’m fairly sure that I overdid these, …