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Ancient Egyptian Vicia Faba Bean Plant Description and Recipe

Ancient Egyptian Vicia Faba Bean Plant Description and Recipe
Ancient Egyptian Vicia Faba Bean Plant Description and Recipe

Egyptian Vicia Faba bean young pods are eaten as snap beans or cooked and eaten as vegetables.



The family Leguminosae or bean families of plants are an important family of flowering plants that feed the world. The Vicia Faba plant is a lesser-known member of the bean family and is known by many names; gerenge in Ethiopia, Kikuyu bean in Kenya, lubia in Sudan, Vicia Faba bean, and poor man's bean. The Vicia Faba bean is a spreading, warm-season plant that can grow up to 6 feet tall.
The Vicia Faba bean is a plant native to Africa. The seeds contain large amounts of vitamins and minerals and preparing Vicia Faba beans involves first removing the beans from their pods, then steaming or boiling the beans, either whole or after parboiling them to loosen their exterior coating, which is then removed.
In Egypt, the Vicia Faba bean plant is considered a traditional food. …



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For the last-comer the bones.