Beans on Toast!

Once in a while (a very long while), I want beans on toast! I've doctored these with sliced shallots, chili sauce and a good shake of Worcestershire sauce too.


And why does Heinz label them as Beanz? I understand the significance of the z at the end of "beanz" but this is just going to lead to an entire generation of children who are unable to spell properly. Minor rant over.


Blog post at Tamarind and Thyme.

  • koe2moe 8y

    hahahaha u make beans on toast look very delicious :P oh well..
    but i agree, the world has gone down so much that the next generation will be ... sigh.... :P
  • ragingyoghurt 8y

    i heart baked beans on toast. have you ever had the giant greek beans? much the same preparation, in a tin, but GIANT.
  • Alpha 8y

    sometimes, u need baked beans on toast to flush the system...
    yeah, try those Greek-style giant baked beans in tomato sauce... very good as a tapas-style dish. I think the Greeks serve Gigantes beans as mezedes, similar to a tapa.
  • su-lin 8y

    koe2moe: Thank you!

    bowb: No, I haven't had them...I like the sound of GIANT baked beans! I'll look out for a tin next time I'm in the shops!

    avlxyz: I think I've seen them before but never bought them. Are they popular in Australia?
  • Alpha 8y

    i wouldn't say they're popular, but u do see them in the "European food" sections in suburbs where there is a substantial Greek population, and you can definitely find them in Greek restaurants and grocery shops.

    Melbourne has the largest Greek population outside of Greece apparently :)
  • David Edmondson 8y

    Beanz Meanz Heinz has been an advertising slogan since the 60's and was regularly parodied, especially by the Goodies in the 1970's. According to this press release they put the Z on the can in 2004.

    They certainly need a bit of help, shallots, chilli and Worcestershire sauce sounds good.
  • su-lin 8y

    Thanks, Desmo Dave!
  • willow89 8y

    I love baked beans on toast... nice comfort food. :-) Have you ever tried swirling an egg into the mixture as you cook it? Mum had made it like that once and while nice, it is rather rich so I wouldn't put as much of it on toast :-)
  • su-lin 8y

    No, I've not tried them with egg, angel90! That'll be for next time! :)
  • Stoatie 8y

    Beans on toast, the food of champions.
  • Guinnevere 8y

    wow, i've never had such a thing but it sounds very, very tasty.
  • Stoatie 8y

    Tis a sad day indeed guinevere, perhaps Lancelot will be all chivalric and make you some!
  • su-lin 8y

    guinnevere, stoat te - :D hehehe. And yes, it's a classic!
  • Cryptia. 7y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called The frugal kitchen (photo's & recipes), and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Debbie C.B.'s 7y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Tomato!, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
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