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- noun Old World upright plant grown especially for its large flat edible seeds but also as fodder
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The next stop is for Dimbleby to try foul, a soupy broad-bean dip made by Sunni men and served in the souks in cafés as part of a mezze – not something people make at home, but also not considered as on-the-go as street food.
At the same moment, its uncertain movements dislodged the anomalous crutch, and the whole wretched construction collapsed into a slowly writhing puddle, like a potfull of broad-bean pods which had been simmered too long.
A fresh broad-bean from a fine runner found here but rather green to obtain seed from; may get some ripe further north.
The Windsor, or broad-bean, will not do well there; Mr. Bullock had them in his garden, where they were cultivated with much care; they grew about a foot high and blossomed, but the pod never ripened.
She started with the broad-bean soup and pea royale.
There is a ceramic oven dish and colander from my late maternal grandmother, a broad-bean slicer from the other side of the family, a carving knife that I believe was a coming-of-age present to my mum, pans from my student days, my peerless and much-repaired Mouli grater and a few new soup bowls I bought a year ago.