To cook beans:-
Rinse well 1 cup of raw beans in cold water.
For each cup of beans add 4 cups of cold water and bring to the boil for 12 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to cool for at least one hour, then discard the water. Cover the beans with fresh water and simmer for about 1 hour until tender. Add one teaspoon of salt during the last five minutes of cooking.
Cook a chopped onion with some sliced green beans. Drain and mix together with the beans. Pour over the following and let stand 3 – 4 hours.
1 small cup of vinegar, 1 small cup of sugar, 1/4 cup oil, 1 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp pepper. Shake Well