Yellow Pea Fritters

Yellow Pea Fritters

by The Cook and Him May 11, 2019

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.

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Curried Fava Bean and Salad Soup

Curried Fava Bean and Salad Soup

by Carol Kearns May 09, 2019 1 Comment

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.

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Quinoa and Fava Bean Vegan Meatballs

Quinoa and Fava Bean Vegan Meatballs

by The Cook and Him January 16, 2019

These delicious vegan (no-)meatballs from The Cook & Him make an ideal midweek Veganuary supper, combining the satisfyingly earthy flavours of fava beans and quinoa with the deep intensity of our fava bean umami paste.

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Vegan Mini Carrot Cakes

Vegan Mini Carrot Cakes

by Carol Kearns January 08, 2019

Looking for a sweet treat this Veganuary? Try this delicious carrot cake recipe from Carol Kearns, using camelina seeds as a substitute for eggs.

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Festive Vegan Ginger Cake

Festive Vegan Ginger Cake

by The Cook and Him December 07, 2018

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.

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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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Vegan Lemon Meringue Pies

Vegan Lemon Meringue Pies

by The Cook and Him October 09, 2018

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.

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Bean and Beetroot Burgers

Bean and Beetroot Burgers

by Claire Thompson July 07, 2018

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.

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Caramelised Leek, Onion and Vegan

Caramelised Leek, Onion and Vegan "Cheese" Quiche

by The Cook and Him July 07, 2018 1 Comment

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.

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British Dal Makhani

British Dal Makhani

by Jenny Chandler March 11, 2018 2 Comments

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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Plum and Frangipane Tart with Yellow Pea Flour Pastry

Plum and Frangipane Tart with Yellow Pea Flour Pastry

by Christine McFadden February 25, 2018

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 pastry.

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Dal Saag – Split Yellow Pea and Spinach Dal

Dal Saag – Split Yellow Pea and Spinach Dal

by Jenny Chandler February 24, 2018 2 Comments

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.

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