Farmers market is starting to have an abundance of spring veggies and fruits. Also beautiful flowers! I can't help myself, I just can't pass up the gerbera daisies, so many colors to choose from! What are some of the things you can't pass up at the Farmers Market
Fava beans anyone? My goal is to try things I've never tried before and the fava bean is one of them.
With all of the recipes I've seen using fava beans I decided to grill them. First I washed, dried and put them in a bowl. I drizzled some olive oil, coarse salt, pepper, cilantro and a squeeze of lemon. It doesn't take long to grill them about 6 or 7 minutes, flipping them once as they grill.. What was the verdict on tasting the finished product? Not bad, not my favorite, but not bad. They remind me of lima beans, which I don't like and never have, but better. I don't know if I'll buy them again but I would eat them if someone had them.
Butter Romaine lettuce that looks like a flower when I opened it to drain the water out. This has such a nice flavor.
Pea shoots and dried garbanzo beans are also finds at the market.
Chopped up romaine, tomatoes, green onion, bok choy, garbanzos, pea shoots with ginger miso dressing drizzled on top!
More goodness to come!