These are aduki (sometimes spelled azuki) beans. They are soaking in spring water with kombu.
Cooking With Italian Herbs - Thyme This is from a blog by Jovina Coughlin
Start with washed greens, olive oil, garlic and sea salt.
An unpicked artichoke develops into this awesome flower!
COFFEE CAKE WITH BENEFITS
Food Photography Adventure - Lesson 1: The Color Wheel
STILL LIFE WITH BEETS
The mustard dressing turned out to be a great choice for the roasted beets.
Basics Of Chocolate
A hint of cayenne makes the sauce extra-insouciant.