Springtime means fava bean time. To the uninitiated, fava bean pods look like string beans on steroids. You don’t eat the pod, you eat the inner, bright green, crispy, flavor packed bean. They are outstanding paired with a soft, white cheese like Robiola or a fresh Manchego cheese. Perfect for a risotto, with crispy prosciutto.Read More
Fave beans. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
I love thee raw.
I love thee in salads.
I love thee paired with soft white cheeses.
I love thee as ‘maro’.
Ciao Italia!We made it. We are back in our Montone home where the air is clean, I hear birds instead of cars, and we’ve been to the farmer’s market. It’s still a little early in the season so there wasn’t an abundance of produce but it is fava bean, pea and artichoke season so I…Read More