Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | July 16, 2013

Vicia fabia

IMG_7137-001   The Vicia fabia or broad bean was the bean of European agriculture until the New World bean arrived.  They are best eaten harvested early when still young and tender.

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  1. We freeze them in times of glut for use during winter.
    Beautiful smashed on toast with a splatter of good olive oil.


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