[Sca-cooks] cannellini beans

Stefan li Rous StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
Wed Oct 12 21:29:38 PDT 2011

Alizaundre said:
<<< You can't use favas both because of their very strong, earthy  
taste and because of a nasty little biological trick we played on  
ourselves, called favism, where a dangerous reaction to undercooked or  
raw favas developed as a protection against malaria and then went way  
overboard. >>>

I've heard of favism before, but this is the first I've heard of it  
being connected with undercooked favas or as a protection against  

More details, please.


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