Beautiful Cicerchia Flowers (Lathyrus sativus)

Beautiful Cicerchia Flowers (Lathyrus sativus)

by Josiah Meldrum June 16, 2015

Last autumn Christine Smallwood, good friend of Hodmedod and a writer with a passion for Italian food, sent me a small packet of Cicerchia (Lathyrus sativus also called 'grass pea') to try cooking with. 

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Two Years of British Beans, Peas & Quinoa

Two Years of British Beans, Peas & Quinoa

by Josiah Meldrum December 31, 2014 2 Comments

Back in 2012 when we founded Hodmedod it was nigh on impossible to reliably find British-grown pulses in the shops – and the range was tiny. Two years on and we’ve got 16 varieties of dried British peas and beans plus...

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