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Bean and Beetroot Burgers

Bean and Beetroot Burgers

by Claire Thomson 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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Summer Bean Salad with Umami Dressing

Summer Bean Salad with Umami Dressing

by Jenny Chandler August 20, 2017

A summer salad with plenty of ooomph provided by the fabulous depth of the Fava Umami Paste used for the dressing. This is a great dish to prepare ahead; unlike most salads it gets better after a few hours.

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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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Braised Fennel with Whole Fava Beans

Braised Fennel with Whole Fava Beans

by Josiah Meldrum January 10, 2016

This recipe from Vicky Jones, which features in her book Out of the Pod, works wonderfully with our whole fava beans - the earthy meatiness of the beans combining perfectly with the fennel and red wine.

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Collected Fava Bean Recipes

Collected Fava Bean Recipes

by Nick Saltmarsh June 17, 2015

We've collected over 100 recipes for fava beans from around the web on our Pinterest Fava Bean Recipes board - have a look, try them out and please do let us know your favourites and suggest more recipes...

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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 4 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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Fava Bean and Caerphilly Cheese Salad

Fava Bean and Caerphilly Cheese Salad

by Nick Saltmarsh April 06, 2015

A simple but sustaining salad that matches the earthiness of Whole Fava Beans with crumbly cheese and fresh tomatoes.

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Cheat's 15-minute Ful Medames: Spicy Fava Bean Stew

Cheat's 15-minute Ful Medames: Spicy Fava Bean Stew

by Nick Saltmarsh January 01, 2014

For Ful Medames in a hurry try our very quick recipe using Hodmedod's Baked British Beans.

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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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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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