Egyptian Falafels or Ta’amia - made with Split Fava Beans

Egyptian Falafels (or Ta’amia) - made with Split Fava Beans

by Nick Saltmarsh April 06, 2015 12 Comments

Surprisingly easy to cook from scratch, this traditional Egyptian dish, made with Split Fava Beans, is delicious as a snack or meze.

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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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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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