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綠豆湯 Sweet Green (Mung) Bean Soup

綠豆湯 (lu dou tang) is a popular summertime dish in Taiwan. Due either to the fact that according to chinese medicine green beans have a cooling effect on the body or that it is one of the few things you … Continue reading

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Old School Baked Beans

Last year I went to great lengths to make a reasonable reproduction of English beans with tomato sauce for Egg and Beans on Toast.  While it was a fun challenge making a vegetarian bean pot I quickly fell back to … Continue reading

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(Chili Pulp) Chili Con Carne w/ Beans

Chili is a simple food with a long history in the Americas. Seems the Cholulan Indians had the chili pots on the fire just waiting for the conquistadors to furnish the meat, if only history had turned out differently. Being … Continue reading

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In Search of Egg and Beans on Toast

Years ago I was asked by a friend who knew I took an interest in English food, if I ever ate ‘egg and beans on toast’. Her mother was British and she grew up eating them and had a certain … Continue reading

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