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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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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Gujarati Vaal Dhal - made with Split Fava Beans

Gujarati Vaal Dhal - made with Split Fava Beans

by Josiah Meldrum December 01, 2012 2 Comments

Inspired by the cuisine of the Gujarat region of India, this dhal is made with Split Fava Beans, a common substitute for the more traditional local hyacinth beans.

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For to Make Benes Yfryed: Historic Fava Bean Recipe

For to Make Benes Yfryed: Historic Fava Bean Recipe

by Josiah Meldrum November 08, 2012 1 Comment

Our translation of a medieval recipe for whole fava beans, from The Forme of Cury, the earliest collection of recipes in English.

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