Borlotti Beans

Beans

Borlotti beans are really beautiful.

Borlotti Beans - this years harvest

Even the pods are beautiful. This is this years haul.

Borlotti Beans - this years harvest

It was a really windy day when we picked the beans. In fact it also poured with rain about two minutes after this photo was taken.

Borlotti Beans - this years harvest

Podded, there ended up being about three freezer bags worth. This probably works out as about 6 family meals.

(As you probably know, borlotti beans are really versatile. You can freeze them fresh, or you can dry them. They keep their shape really well when boiled – though they do lose their speckles.)

Borlotti Beans - this years harvest

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