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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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