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Vegan Lentil Lasagne

Vegan Lentil Lasagne

by The Cook and Him May 16, 2019

We set The Cook & Him a challenge with this one, but the vegan lasagne they created is the perfect marriage for our British-grown Whole Olive Lentils and fermented Fava Bean Umami Paste. Packed with flavour, it can be made ahead of time, perfect for feeding a crowd or batch cooking for midweek dinners.

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Lentil, Haricot Bean and Mushroom Roast

Lentil, Haricot Bean and Mushroom Roast

by The Cook and Him October 21, 2018

The perfect vegan vegan roast! This fantastic creation from The Cook & Him showcases three of our products - our British-grown whole lentils, red haricot beans and flaked quinoa.

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British Dal Makhani

British Dal Makhani

by Jenny Chandler March 11, 2018 1 Comment

In this high days and holidays dal from Northern India, enriched with butter and cream, Jenny Chandler substitutes British whole lentils and red haricot beans for the traditional black urad dal and red kidney beans. As Jenny says, "the result is just heaven", perfect as a stand alone main dish with a little rice or a flatbread alongside or great as a player in an indulgent spread.

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Fava Bean Biryani

Fava Bean Biryani

by Nick Saltmarsh October 15, 2017

This vegan fava bean biryani is surprisingly easy to make but served from the cooking pot it provides an impressive, delicious and hearty centrepiece for a Kashmiri feast - or makes a satisfying meal in itself.

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Naked Barley Porridge

Naked Barley Porridge

by Nick Saltmarsh February 28, 2017 2 Comments

Naked Barley Flakes make perfect porridge - just substitute them for rolled oats in your favourite porridge recipe. For an extra boost of flavour and nutrition, why not add a couple of tablespoons of our British chia seeds to your porridge? Here's our simple porridge recipe…

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Chestnut and Fava Bean Casserole

Chestnut and Fava Bean Casserole

by Carol Kearns February 11, 2017

Whole Fava Beans have a real affinity with the earthy flavours in this rich casserole that’s the perfect antidote to cold dark winter days. This hearty and warming dish was created by Carol Kearns, our illustrator and author of The Art of Baking blog.

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Sage and Onion Fava Bean Bake with Boozy Cranberry Sauce

Sage and Onion Fava Bean Bake with Boozy Cranberry Sauce

by Carol Kearns December 04, 2016 1 Comment

Looking for a delicious but simple vegetarian option to serve for Christmas lunch? This festive recipe fits the bill perfectly! Made with Hodmedod’s British-grown Split Dried Fava Beans, this seasonal recipe comes from Carol Kearns, who does the beautiful illustrations for our packaging and also publishes recipes on her food blog The Art of Baking.

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Roasted Squash with Spicy Beans

Roasted Squash with Spicy Beans

by Carol Kearns December 03, 2016 1 Comment

Perfect for winter evenings, this delicious seasonal recipe makes use of squash and Hodmedod’s canned Red Haricot Beans and Carlin Peas. Developed by Carol Kearns, who not only creates the lovely illustrations for our packaging but also publishes recipes on her blog The Art of Baking it’s easy to make and wonderfully warming.

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Aine Carlin's Carlin Pea Chilli Bowl

Aine Carlin's Carlin Pea Chilli Bowl

by Josiah Meldrum March 10, 2016 3 Comments

When we discovered food writer Aine Carlin we couldn't resist sending her some of our carlin peas. She was delighted to find she shared her name with a pea (after all, her blog is called PeaSoup!) and quickly put our gift to good use.

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English Pease Pudding - made with Split Yellow Peas

English Pease Pudding - made with Split Yellow Peas

by Josiah Meldrum May 06, 2015 5 Comments

Pease pudding hot, pease pudding cold... Still much loved and eaten in the North East pease pudding is sadly overlooked elsewhere but is an easy and satisfying dish to make with Split Yellow Peas.

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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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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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