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May 20, 2023


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Molto interessante la tua zuppa di fave, si fa in diverse regioni, ma la tua mi sembra proprio ottima, prima che finiscano la farò, mi piace molto il sapore delle fave cotte e come te detestavo le bucce che invece mamma non toglieva. Io le sbuccio senza sbollentare prima, ma è abbastanza elaborata la cosa, proverò come hai fatto tu, una bollitina veloce.


Interessante l’uso del miso, quello di lenticchie non mi è mai capitato di vederlo. Alberto le fave le mangia crude come hai detto tu, se le compra e se le prepara. Non è un legume padano 😀

Delaware Girl Eats

I just love fava beans and they aren't that easy to find in our East Coast farmers markets. I've never tried them in a soup. Usually it's as an ingredient in a casserole. Funny that I didn't find anything inspiring either in this book to cook. I branched out on my own to a new NYT recipe (customized of course) which folks who have sampled said was not bad. Look forward to trying your soup when our favas come into season

Simona Carini

Grazie, Tamara. Dimmi se provi a fare la zuppa :)

La persona dalla quale ho comprato il miso sperimenta preparazioni diverse. Confesso che non avevo mai letto come si prepara ed e' un processo di fermentazione interessante. Lo so, Marta, che le fave non sono un legume padano :)

Interesting that fava beans are used in casseroles, Cathy. My parents liked fava beans a lot so when they were in season we would eat them often. Look forward to reading your post for Cook the Books :)

Debra Eliotseats

I am sure Zott would have given an in depth lesson on the fava bean. That in itself is a great reason to have chosen the recipe you did. Thanks for participating!

Simona Carini

I can picture it, Debra. And she probably would also have expanded on the process of blanching :)


Good take on the fava and those with a chemical/enzyme deficiency. If only I could get some fresh fava beans. How about I'll trade you for a 1 lb. of fresh puntarelle or maybe cacao? Passionfruit?

Simona Carini

Thank you, Claudia. Have you tried growing fava beans? I wonder if it is a bit too warm there for them. I'd trade for abiu :) (I hope you still have that tree in your garden)

Wendy Klik

I love the scientific explanation for the fava bean allergy. Elizabeth would have been very impressed.


I do have the abiu tree, but at the moment no fruit, just lots of little buds. However we have a large pineapple harvest just about to come ripe.

Simona Carini

Wow, Claudia, homegrown pineapples! I imagine they'll be out-of-this-world juicy and sweet. I don't remember having it when I visited the Big Island, probably because I was never there is season.

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