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I’d never tasted young broad beans before!

These were the first pods off our backyard plants, and the beans were so fresh and tender that they didn’t need double peeling…

I had beans on toast for lunch, made to this fabulously simple Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall recipe.

The baby broad beans were blanched briefly (oh, how I love alliteration), then panfried with pancetta, slices of spanish onion, lemon juice and a little olive oil.  It was simply sublime on sourdough.

(If inspired, feel free to cleverly comment with a-little alliteration!)

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