I love Black Beans, they are so versatile – fry them up for tacos, buddha bowls, burritos, mash them together for balls, or put them in a soup. This is a great one for a winters day, full of goodness, warmth and taste.
Coddle is an Irish dish which is often made to use up leftovers, and therefore without a specific recipe. However, it most commonly consists of layers of roughly sliced sausages and rashers with chunky potatoes, sliced onion, salt, pepper, and herbs.
Years back, I’m talking guts of 20 years there was great bean burgers, Tesco sold them, they were even maybe Tesco brand, a perfect mix of chunks and smooth. Then they disappeared and everything since was mush. Then recently Aldi brought out their ‘Plant Menu’ range, and these bean burgers were the closest to those
A variation on the Black Bean Balls from a couple months ago. This one has no rice, but does have a shredded fresh beetroot and a couple of shredded carrots, and coated in some panko breadcrumbs.
I recently got a large supply of hot sauces from a great Dutch company (Heat Supply) selling a great range of sauces. I’ve been working my way through them all, and this one I tried on some sausages from Denny’s new meatless range. I think its a new range as I hadn’t seen them before,
Testing out chilli sauce while I wait for my chillies to grow – hopefully! This turned out fairly mild so I’ll double the chillies on next try. I like things spicy, but don’t like watering eyes and coughing!
Another round from the ALDI Plant Menu range. I believe they have 4 – Spicy No Chicken Burger (review here), No Meat Burger, Jackfruit Burger and regular No Chicken Burger. The No Chicken Burger, is very different make-up to the spicy one – inside and out – but fairly decent, up there with the competitors
Theres not many processed product (lines) I like, Vivera had some great stuff but sadly my local Tesco stoped stocking it months ago. The other day on a lockdown trip out for supplies! I came across this new product in the ALDI freezer, Plant Menu – Spicy No Chicken Burgers. (They also do Jakefruit Burgers
First try at something like this, so experimenting with ingredients to bind in to the balls. Worked out pretty well, not suitable for frying, but cooked fine in oven and stayed together until putting a fork in, crumbling nicely. Packed with taste and the brown basmati gives a nice chew to contrast with the soft