Fava beans, also known as broad beans, are bright green with a cripy soft texture and work well in a number of dishes for spring and summer.
We've shared some tasty fava bean recipes below to convert you this summer if you're not already a fava fan.
Fava bean dip with toast (see image above)
A refreshing, rough textured dip, serve with good quality toasted bread for maximum effect.
A fantastically simple soup to prepare with the welcome addition of bacon on top, always a winner.
Lighter and zestier than the other dip but equally delicious.
A spring/summer risotto this is ideal if you have vegetarians joining for dinner.
A simple yet rewarding salad with minty freshness contrasting well with the creamy saltiness of the cheese.