Fresh Fava Beans ·

Fresh Fava Beans ·

It shouldn’t be too late to enjoy fresh fava beans while they’re still in season…

I have a shameful confession. Before this featured batch of beautiful fresh fava beans, I had never tasted fava beans, let alone having the pleasure of shelling them. Seriously. I’m embarrassed to admit it, but that’s the sort of thing that should be confessed in a blog journal, right?

The beans require first removing them from the pod, where there could be anywhere between 3-8 favas within a pod. Secondly, parboiling for about a minute to loosen the exterior skin and the popping the precious bean out of its casing.

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