By Peter Gordon
Spare ribs are a really good summer picnic affair, but they also make a great winter dish, so long as you have a big napkin to wear.
Combine maple syrup, black beans and ginger in a bowl and rub all over ribs. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 4-12 hours, tossing once or twice to make sure they marinate evenly.
Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 5. Place ribs and marinade into a roasting