Courtesy Scott Price
Courtesy Scott Price

30 in 30: Courgette and cannellini bean toasts



Shopping list:

Fresh ingredients:

1 bulb garlic

1 courgette

1 lemon

1 small bunch mint

1 bunch spring onions

Dry ingredients:

400g tin cannellini beans

1 French stick

Total cost: Dh26

Method

Finely chop two garlic cloves. Slice the courgettes into slim rounds. Slice half the lemon into thin half moons, then cut into small triangles. Finely chop the mint leaves and slice the spring onions.

Heat a couple of tablespoons of oil in a large frying pan over a medium-high heat. When the pan is hot, add the courgette slices. Season with salt and plenty of black pepper, squeeze over a generous amount of lemon juice (from the unsliced half) and cook for three to four minutes on each side, until golden brown. Remove from the pan and transfer to a plate lined with kitchen paper.

Return the frying pan to the stove, increase the heat and add a little more oil if needed. When you can feel a strong heat rising from the pan, add the lemon slices and cook for one to two minutes on each side or until they start to caramelise and turn a dark golden colour. Set aside.

Heat a little oil in a saucepan, add the chopped garlic and spring onions and sauté gently until softened. Tip the drained cannellini beans into the pan, season with salt and black pepper and heat through. Slice and toast as much of the bread as you want.

Roughly mash the cannellini beans, before tipping them into a large bowl. Mix in the courgettes, caramelised lemon slices and mint leaves. Pile the beans on to the toasted bread and serve any remaining mixture in a bowl on the side.

* The 30 in 30 recipe works on the premise that you have some basic store staples - such as oil, vinegar, butter, salt and pepper - at your disposal

MATCH INFO

Juventus 1 (Dybala 45')

Lazio 3 (Alberto 16', Lulic 73', Cataldi 90+4')

Red card: Rodrigo Bentancur (Juventus)

McIlroy's struggles in 2016/17

European Tour: 6 events, 16 rounds, 5 cuts, 0 wins, 3 top-10s, 4 top-25s, 72,5567 points, ranked 16th

PGA Tour: 8 events, 26 rounds, 6 cuts, 0 wins, 4 top-10s, 5 top-25s, 526 points, ranked 71st

What went into the film

25 visual effects (VFX) studios

2,150 VFX shots in a film with 2,500 shots

1,000 VFX artists

3,000 technicians

10 Concept artists, 25 3D designers

New sound technology, named 4D SRL

 

Barbie

Director: Greta Gerwig
Stars: Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, Will Ferrell, America Ferrera
Rating: 4/5

Indika

Developer: 11 Bit Studios
Publisher: Odd Meter
Console: PlayStation 5, PC and Xbox series X/S
Rating: 4/5

SPECS: Polestar 3

Engine: Long-range dual motor with 400V battery
Power: 360kW / 483bhp
Torque: 840Nm
Transmission: Single-speed automatic
Max touring range: 628km
0-100km/h: 4.7sec
Top speed: 210kph
Price: From Dh360,000
On sale: September

Tips for used car buyers
  • Choose cars with GCC specifications
  • Get a service history for cars less than five years old
  • Don’t go cheap on the inspection
  • Check for oil leaks
  • Do a Google search on the standard problems for your car model
  • Do your due diligence. Get a transfer of ownership done at an official RTA centre
  • Check the vehicle’s condition. You don’t want to buy a car that’s a good deal but ends up costing you Dh10,000 in repairs every month
  • Validate warranty and service contracts with the relevant agency and and make sure they are valid when ownership is transferred
  • If you are planning to sell the car soon, buy one with a good resale value. The two most popular cars in the UAE are black or white in colour and other colours are harder to sell

Tarek Kabrit, chief executive of Seez, and Imad Hammad, chief executive and co-founder of CarSwitch.com

if you go

The flights

Etihad, Emirates and Singapore Airlines fly direct from the UAE to Singapore from Dh2,265 return including taxes. The flight takes about 7 hours.

The hotel

Rooms at the M Social Singapore cost from SG $179 (Dh488) per night including taxes.

The tour

Makan Makan Walking group tours costs from SG $90 (Dh245) per person for about three hours. Tailor-made tours can be arranged. For details go to www.woknstroll.com.sg

CONFIRMED LINE-UP

Elena Rybakina (Kazakhstan)
Ons Jabeur (Tunisia)
Maria Sakkari (Greece)
Barbora Krejčíková (Czech Republic)
Beatriz Haddad Maia (Brazil)
Jeļena Ostapenko (Latvia)
Liudmila Samsonova
Daria Kasatkina 
Veronika Kudermetova 
Caroline Garcia (France) 
Magda Linette (Poland) 
Sorana Cîrstea (Romania) 
Anastasia Potapova 
Anhelina Kalinina (Ukraine)  
Jasmine Paolini (Italy) 
Emma Navarro (USA) 
Lesia Tsurenko (Ukraine)
Naomi Osaka (Japan) - wildcard
Emma Raducanu (Great Britain) - wildcard
Alexandra Eala (Philippines) - wildcard


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