Cookbook:Fava Bean

Fava Bean

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Fava beans, also faba beans, ful, horse beans, are strong flavoured beans with tough hulls. Large fava beans are often called broad beans in English-speaking countries.

Fava beans are much used in Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, and Asian cuisines, and also feature in other cuisines.

Fava beans can be bought in the following forms:

  • Green, in the pod
  • Green, shelled and frozen
  • Dried, shelled
  • Dried, shelled and hulled, often also split

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