[Sca-cooks] Fava bean recipes

Caointiarn caointiarn1 at bresnan.net
Mon Sep 10 15:48:23 PDT 2007

Fava beans also don't agree with some people {those of Greek? Mediterranean 
ancestry?} and probably most of us American "mutts" wouldn't know until 
after consumption and the dire effects.
Caointiarn,  whose Mistress is of Greek ancestry and knows she shouldn't eat 

> >So does anyone have any theories about why feasts that could feature 
> >favas,
>>do not?
> I think the main reason is that dried favas can be a bit hard to  come by. 
> I wound up making makke for my Laurel's Prize Tourney entry
> and used giant red kidney beans instead because I couldn't find favas.
> Favas can also be a little bit of a problem because you have to remove the 
> husks from them once cooked and this can be rather time consuming with  a 
> large feast.   And lastly, we get tired of hearing Hannibal Lecter jokes.

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