Posts Tagged ‘fava beans’
What is a Mortar and Pestle and how is it used?
What is a Mortar and Pestle and how is it used? This handy kitchen utensil is the predecessor of the food processor. It’s a must have for Italian and Mediterranean influenced food. Place garlic, herbs, pepper flakes in the bowl—the mortar—and mash and mash and mash these ingredients together with the Pestle. Purest insist that…Read More
Fava beans will not win the beauty pageant with their appearance. Their large, soft and often spotted pods make them appear as though they were picked last week and have been left to wither in the basket. Not true. Fava beans require some busy work to prepare them for cooking. Have faith. The resulting product…Read More