Fava Beans

Fava Bean Hummus

by Linda Capeloto Sendowski on May 25, 2011

Wednesday’s Santa Monica Farmers’ Market had so many treasures on display including huge piles of fresh, puffy, bright green fava beans.  Luckily, McGrath’s Family Farm stand sells fresh shelled fava beans in ½ pound and 1 pound bags.

Fava beans or Ava Frescas, or some call them Ful, are a Sephardic and Mediterranean favorite.   [click to continue…]



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Ava Frescas con Anjinaras or Fava Beans with Artichokes

February 16, 2010

Last week while I was doing my early Wednesday morning walk through the famed Santa Monica Farmers Market, I spotted something new for sale.  On several vendors’ tables, there were mounds of large,

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