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Preparing and Cooking Broad Beans

Young beans, no thicker than a finger and 3 in. (75 mm) long, are the most delicious. They are cooked in their pods. Larger broad beans must be shelled before cooking, and served as an accompanying hot vegetable or in … Continue reading

07. June 2011 by admin
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Growing Broad Beans or Fava Beans

The broad bean is said to have been brought to Britain by the Romans, and it is known to have been an important crop during the Middle Ages. Its flavour is best when the bean is no larger than a … Continue reading

07. June 2011 by admin
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