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The Evils of Beans – Part II

In The Evils of Beans – Part I, we mentioned a tradition still carried on by modern Italians, the making of fave dei morti. These bean shaped cookies are traditionally made for Il Giorno dei Morti on November 2 — … Continue reading

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The Evils of Beans – Part I

In the book, Beans, A History, (yes, really), author Ken Albala relates how beans have a history of being regarded as big troublemakers. Aristotle himself spoke out frequently against The Evils Of Beans, writing that these legumes are just like … Continue reading

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