Pasfrost Faba Beans (Frozen)
An easy staple for any dish
Pasfrost gives us deliciously delicate and buttery Faba Beans, frozen for convenience and practicality. It’s a staple in various world cuisines, and will be a very versatile ingredient.
TASTING NOTES FROM THE CURATOR
Faba beans, also called fava beans or broad beans, are one of the oldest cultivated plants, dating to as far back as 6000 BCE. It’s a huge part of various cuisines, notably a staple in Mediterranean foods.
Faba beans have a delicate, nutty, buttery flavor, with hints of bitterness and sweetness.
PREPARATION AND PAIRINGS
Pasfrost Frozen Faba Beans are so very versatile. Use them in place of chickpeas for your homemade hummus and falafels. You can even air-fry them for a quick and crunchy easy snack. Another easy way to prepare them is sautéing them in butter, and seasoning with salt and pepper. Serve it as a side or a starter.
FANTASTICALLY FREEZER FRESH
Pasfrost is found in Passendale, Belgium, and was founded in 1977 by the Lafaut family. The company has its roots in agriculture, and that has allowed them to produce and distribute high quality freezer fresh vegetables, preserving all the flavor and nutrients perfectly. Pasfrost collaborates with farmers, and now supplies to more than 70 countries around the world.
Immediately store frozen vegetables in your freezer. The temperature must read -18C or 0F to preserve the quality. Unopened, it will last 24 months.
Once opened, take what you need, and return the rest into the freezer immediately, sealing the bag tightly, and pressing out the air. Ideally (especially when the bag is not resealable), transfer your frozen vegetables into freezer-safe resealable bags, and press out the air before restoring. It will last 8-10 months.