Sam, Phil and Meg the dog of cookery blog The Cook and Him
are spoiling us with these Yellow Pea Fritters, made with our Organic Split Yellow Peas
and Yellow Pea Flour
. Served with grilled mushrooms and tomatoes they make the perfect savoury breakfast
- or serve with salad for a light lunch.
This simple but delicious soup recipe from Carol Kearns demonstrates just how easy it is to make a satisfying and tasty light lunch or supper with minimal ingredients. Our Split Fava Beans
are perfect for a dish like this - they don't need soaking and thicken the soup beautifully for a nutritious, filling and flavoursome dish.
Looking for a sweet treat this Veganuary? Try this delicious carrot cake recipe from Carol Kearns
, using camelina seeds
as a substitute for eggs.
This deliciously moist and light vegan ginger cake from The Cook & Him
is made with our fava bean flour
and is naturally gluten-free. Full of Christmas spices it's a perfect festive treat.
These tempting mini pies are The Cook & Him
's vegan take on a classic lemon meringue, with a fava bean flour pastry and meringue made with aquafaba.
This recipe for deliciously succulent and juicy vegan bean and beetroot burgers comes from Claire Thomson's The Art of the Larder
, one of our favourite cookbooks. While the recipe originally called for canned black beans Claire recommends using any of our canned red haricot beans, whole fava beans or even carlin peas - and either flaked quinoa or naked barley flakes substitute well for the rolled oats.
Quiche is one of the great summer dishes, but for those following a vegan or gluten-free diet a good quiche is hard to come by. This is where our friends at The Cook and Him
blog come in, with this delicious vegan, gluten free caramelised leek, red onion, and vegan "cheese" quiche with a crust made from Hodmedod's Fava Bean Flour
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.
Christine McFadden's new book Flour is a tour de force, comprehensively covering flours of every kind, from almond to yam. Among the recipes for pea flour
, fava bean flour
and quinoa flour
is this excellent plum and frangipane tart made with "the most beautiful melt-in-the-mouth" yellow pea flour
Split yellow peas
make a wonderfully satisfying dal, prepared in much the same way as the classic chana dal (made with split chickpeas) of India. The peas give a smoother texture than chickpeas but it’s possible to keep a bit of the firmer texture, if preferred, if you keep an eye.