Asparagus Soup with Split Fava Beans

Asparagus Soup with Split Fava Beans

by Carol Kearns May 26, 2016

Carol Kearns, who produces the illustrations for our packaging, created this delicious seasonal recipe using Norfolk asparagus and Hodmedod’s British-grown split dried fava beans.

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Braised Fennel with Whole Fava Beans

Braised Fennel with Whole Fava Beans

by Josiah Meldrum January 10, 2016

This recipe from Vicky Jones, which features in her book Out of the Pod, works wonderfully with our whole fava beans - the earthy meatiness of the beans combining perfectly with the fennel and red wine.

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Fava Bean and Tomato Loaf with Salsa Verde Topping

Fava Bean and Tomato Loaf with Salsa Verde Topping

by Josiah Meldrum January 07, 2016 1 Comment

This fava bean and tomato loaf with salsa verde topping was one of the dishes served at our Pulse Feast - part of a global celebration to mark the launch of the International Year of Pulses.

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Fava Bean, Ginger and Sweet Potato Cake

Fava Bean, Ginger and Sweet Potato Cake

by Carol Kearns January 07, 2016 4 Comments

Carol Kearns our talented illustrator, also writes a baking column for EDP Norfolk Magazine, a few months ago she came up with this gluten free fava bean, ginger and sweet potato cake - easy to bake, great to eat.

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Moroccan Bessara: a Fava Bean Soup or Dip

Moroccan Bessara: a Fava Bean Soup or Dip

by Josiah Meldrum September 09, 2015 1 Comment

In Morocco Split Dried Fava Beans are used as the main ingredient of bessara, a spiced dish that can be served as a dip much like houmous or as a soup.

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Collected Fava Bean Recipes

Collected Fava Bean Recipes

by Nick Saltmarsh June 17, 2015

We've collected over 100 recipes for fava beans from around the web on our Pinterest Fava Bean Recipes board - have a look, try them out and please do let us know your favourites and suggest more recipes...

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Turkish Bakla: Fava Bean and Dill Purée

Turkish Bakla: Fava Bean and Dill Purée

by Aymen EL Akel June 14, 2015 2 Comments

Hodmedod’s friend Anna Colquhoun, the talented and inspiring culinary anthropologist, has sent us this recipe for Bakla, a traditional split fava bean and dill purée, from her travels in Turkey.

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Parsnip and Fava Soup with Cheese and Oat Scones

Parsnip and Fava Soup with Cheese and Oat Scones

by Nick Saltmarsh April 12, 2015

A quick and delicious lunchtime soup, pairing the sweetness of parsnips with earthy Split Fava Beans.

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Spiced Fava Bean Pottage

Spiced Fava Bean Pottage

by Nick Saltmarsh April 10, 2015

Spiced pottage of Whole Fava Beans, a luxurious take on a medieval staple food.

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Egyptian Falafels or Ta’amia - made with Split Fava Beans

Egyptian Falafels (or Ta’amia) - made with Split Fava Beans

by Nick Saltmarsh April 06, 2015 11 Comments

Surprisingly easy to cook from scratch, this traditional Egyptian dish, made with Split Fava Beans, is delicious as a snack or meze.

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Anglo-Egyptian Ful Medames: Spicy Fava Bean Stew

Anglo-Egyptian Ful Medames: Spicy Fava Bean Stew

by Nick Saltmarsh April 06, 2015 6 Comments

Hodmedod's version of the classic Egyptian ful medames, which went down very well at the Aldeburgh Food Festival in 2012 when we offered samples to show off the potential of British-grown Whole Fava Beans.

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Ful Nabed - or Very Quick Fava Bean

Ful Nabed - or Very Quick Fava Bean "Hummus"

by Nick Saltmarsh April 06, 2015 7 Comments

It's not strictly hummus - which literally means chickpeas - but this quick, easy and delicious ful nabed dip makes a great alternative. Made with Split Fava Beans with no need to soak, it can be cooked from scratch in 30 to 40 minutes. Best served warm!

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