Martha+Tom

Posts Tagged ‘Fava’

Makin’ Ta’amiya

Living as a student in Cairo, I quickly learned what my cheapest meal options were: kushari, fuul, and best of all, ta’amiya — known elsewhere as falafel. For the equivalent of 5¢, one of these delicious little sandwiches was mine: pita bread (‘aysh baladi) stuffed with fried balls of spiced fava beans, lettuce, cucumber, tomato and […]

No comments | , , , , , , , , , ,

The Real Cost of Fava Beans

As winter slowly releases its icy grip on the north, I get pretty desperate for any vegetable that isn’t a root. It is pretty exciting when green things start to reappear in the grocery, even if they have to be trucked in from California in late April. So it is with fresh fava beans, a […]

6 comments | , , , , , ,

Fuul Medames

Fuul is a delicious Egyptian treat.

2 comments | , , , , , , , , , , ,