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The kidney bean is a variety of the common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris). It is named for its visual resemblance in shape and colour to a kidney. Red kidney beans should not be confused with other red beans, such as adzuki beans.
1 x small French shallot finely chopped
1 x garlic clove, crushed
1/2 green apple peeled & finely chopped
400g can cannellini beans rinsed & drained
25ml lemon juice
30ml olive oil
Heat oil over med heat, cook onion & garlic until tender. Add apple & stir until...
1 tbsp butter
10 black peppercorns
150 g rice, rinsed, then soaked for 20 minutes, and drained
300 ml boiling water
1-2 garlic cloves, sliced and crushed, according to taste
75 g natural yoghurt
2 tbsp tahini
1-2 tbsp lemon juice, according to taste
200 g Swiss chard...
It's a typical dish of Tuscan cuisine and in particular of the Florence area. For preparation, the classic recipe recommends using cannellini beans, but other variants may also be used. The name comes from aromas (especially sage) that serve to flavor the birds so dear to the ancient Tuscan...