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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 9 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 3 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 6 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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Fava Bean and Caerphilly Cheese Salad

Fava Bean and Caerphilly Cheese Salad

by Nick Saltmarsh April 06, 2015

A simple but sustaining salad that matches the earthiness of Whole Fava Beans with crumbly cheese and fresh tomatoes.

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Cheat's 15-minute Ful Medames: Spicy Fava Bean Stew

Cheat's 15-minute Ful Medames: Spicy Fava Bean Stew

by Nick Saltmarsh January 01, 2014

For Ful Medames in a hurry try our very quick recipe using Hodmedod's Baked British Beans.

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Sicilian Maccu: Whole Fava Bean Soup

Sicilian Maccu: Whole Fava Bean Soup

by Nick Saltmarsh March 19, 2013 2 Comments

This rich whole fava bean soup is said to have been eaten in almost every Sicilian home since Roman times. It's delicious as a soup but can also be left to set and cut into slices and fried.

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