[Sca-cooks] A Bean is a bean

Sharon Palmer ranvaig at columbus.rr.com
Fri Jan 27 15:11:32 PST 2012

>Are lima beans New World or Old?

New world, apparently it originated in Guatemala.


>A period European recipe most likely is referring to a fava bean, 
>unless there is some context to lead you to believe otherwise.
>Juana Isabella

We've discussed this here fairly recently, but Black eyed peas were 
called beans too.



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