Tag: Fava Beans

The Fava Bean is a Broad Bean

Late spring to mid-July is the fava bean season in this corner of North America, and my house has begun the ritual of double shelling them at least once a weekend, if not more. Like shucking corn, or shelling peas (they’re around now, too), the labour of preparing the beans only adds to their flavour.

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In Season Now: Fava (Broad) Beans

As a general rule American’s call them “fava” and Brits call them “broad”, which gives us Canadians license to call them whatever we like, and this bean by any name will taste as mellow and wonderfully summer green.

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