(image credit) Yesterday I made some West African black-eyed pea fritters. Used this recipe for Akara (aka Accara) with Kanni (this recipe) on the side. Very tasty, rave reviews from everyone. Was a bit challenging to make. I used too much water in the batter, I cut the onions too big, and my oil wasContinue reading “Akara (Nigerian black-eyed pea Fritters)”
(images by author, CC0) Ok I said I wasn’t going to make up any recipes but, well, lo and behold I did. I was planning to make Pretty Black Eyed Pea Cake today on New Years Day but I made so may subs along the way it turned into its own recipe. The making ofContinue reading “Lucky New Years Creative Cake”
(image credit) The traditional Southern prep for black-eyed peas is with ham, corn bread, and collard greens. Collard greens are pretty hard to find in Vancouver so skipped those (could have substituted with kale I guess but substituted with eating more chocolate instead). I picked this black-eyed peas recipe because not only do I wantContinue reading “Dave’s Georgia Black Eyed Peas”
(image credit) And it has begun! What a great start. I made a black-eyed pea curry for lunch today, on Dec 31 2020. Seemed reasonable to cheat ahead on 2021 and get the lucky foods cooking ASAP! Spoiler: delicious. Recipe: Spiced Black-Eyed Peas with Curry Leaves at saveur.com. Prep I made it as listed, withContinue reading “Spiced Black-Eyed Peas with Curry Leaves”
Black-eyed peas are traditionally eaten on New Years Day for good luck. The start of 2021 needs all the help it can get: I’m going to eat them all month. Here we go!
This is a blog about beans. I’m Heather. I started eating a much more high-fiber diet a few months ago (fall of 2020), and have found myself obsessed with beans since then. When one is obsessed the natural next step is to start a blog, so here we are! I’d never enjoyed cooking very much,Continue reading “About”