Tag Archive for Fava bean

2017/06/04 Summer Vegetable Garden

Summer vegetable garden, finally vegetables started to grow after chilly Spring. I am so happy all vegetables growing so well and I am so grateful I could keep cooking these vegetables for my daily dishes.

Chayote Squash growing so well.

Japanese pumpkin growing well too.

Red Shiso leaf is volunteer growing from last year. 

Cabbage sharing with bugs

Rhubarb

Japanese Cucumber

Fava Bean

Japanese Eggplant

Kale

Black Soy Bean

Peanuts

Norabo

Turnip

Fudansou

Trefoil

 

 

 

2010/06/04 Fava Bean & Okara Cake

I harvested last fava beans. Stir-fry them with asparagus like “The Basin’s” dish. Boiled asparagus and fava beans first. Slice garlic, stir-fry asparagus and fava beans, and salt and pepper to taste.

Stir fry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I served with beef stew and simmered green leaf with sesame for dinner.

Asparagus Fava bean & stew

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I baked Okara & rice flour cake too. No wheat flour, no butter so very healthy. Whole loaf.

Okara cake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Slice with whipping cream/Irish style.

Slice with cream

2010/05/10 Vegetable Garden Diary

I seeded & planted Bosnian tomato this year, but it is very cold this Spring and did not grow well.

Bosnian tomato

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other tomatoes are growing

Early girl

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yellow tomato

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eggplant did not grow well last year, hope it will grow well this year.

Eggplant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zucchini

Zucchini

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Salad burdock, I already harvested last fall but still growing now.

Salad burdock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rhubarb is growing well.

Rubharb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fava bean

Fava bean

 

 

 

2010/04/30 Beans, Butter Lettuce, Fava Beans

When I returned from Ireland, beans grew so much!

Salad leaf & beans

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beans with sesame dressing/Goma ae, boil beans and just marinated with sesame dressing.

Beans w sesame

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some beans grew so big and I harvested green peas.

Green Peas, take out from the shell

Boiled greenpeas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Green peas brown rice, just mixed in boiled green peas to cooked brown rice.

It is very tasty!

Greenpeas brown rice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Simmered Fava bean with Japanese seasonings, dashi, soy sauce, mirin

If I pick fresh vaf

Fava beans

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Simmered pork/Kakuni butter lettuce wrap

Pork saladleaf wrap

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010/04/17 Miso Soup & Fava Bean

Miso soup with sugar peas and wakame seaweed.

Wakame seaweed is a seaweed which contains vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber. Very healthy zero calorie food.

Bean wakame miso soup

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fava bean & Buk choy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fava bean

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stir fried fava bean

Stir fry Fava bean

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fava bean

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is very tasty with kelp tea/Kobu cha

 

2010/03/09 Vegetable Garden Diary

Vegetable garden in early spring.

Broccoli, I planted 6 broccoli this year

Broccoli

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Buk Choi

Buk choy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chives, this is garlic chives

Chives

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fava Bean, first try this year

Fava bean

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Komatsuna Green, this is Japanese green leaf vegetable, very handy and tasty too

Komatsuna

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Onion, yellow onion and will be ready few more month

Onion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rubharb, last fall when I planted rubharb, it died. I tried to plant second time.

I hope it will grow well this year

Rubharb

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Butter Lettuce, this is very tender and tasty

Butter lettuce

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Snap Peas, direction said do not have bine but actually  they do.

Snap pea

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sugar Peas, they grew so well this year, I harvested a lots.

Sugar pea

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Turnip

Turnip is a root and leaf both edible vegetable, root can be cooked simmered, pickled. Leaf can be cooked pickled.

Turnip