Flat White Kidney Beans a generic term for ivory-white skinned kidney-shaped beans. Varieties include , great Northern bean, navy bean, and pea bean and haricot.
Great Northern Beans are white medium sized beans a bit larger than a navy bean most commonly used for making baked beans and ‘pork and beans’. Use this bean in recipes calling for white beans.
Green Laird Lentils are sometimes referred to as Green Large Lentils or Continental Lentils. As one of the first crops to be domesticated, Green Laird Lentils are one of the most popular lentil crops today. Common in many world cuisines, Green Laird Lentils provide a rich source of dietary fibre and protein and other micronutrients such as; folate, thiamine, phosphorus and iron.
Green Large Lentils are sometimes referred to as Green Laird Lentils or Continental Lentils. As one of the first crops to be domesticated, Large Green Lentils are one of the most popular lentil crops today. Common in many world cuisines Green Lentils provide a rich source of dietary fibre and protein and other micronutrients such as; folate, thiamine, phosphorus and iron.
Split peas are high in protein and low in fat. Most of the calories come from protein and complex carbohydrates. The split pea is known to be a natural food source that contains some of the highest amounts of fibre.They are used extensively in Indian and many other cuisines.
Green Peas, or as they are sometimes known Blue Peas, are perhaps the most common dried pea grown within the UK. Green Peas are used in the preparation of many dishes such as mushy peas, soups sauces and casseroles. They can also be fried and roasted to produce snack foods.
Green Speckled Lentils are a small slate-green lentil with a delicate blue marbling – these are sometimes referred to as Puy type Lentils. Puy lentils are considered by many to be the best lentil because of their unique peppery flavour and the fact they hold their shape during cooking. They’re the only lentil to be identified by area of cultivation – grown in the Le Puy region of France.
Haricot Beans are a small, dry white bean which is smaller than many other types of white beans and has an oval, slightly flattened shape. It features in such dishes as baked beans and even pies, as well as in various soups.
Light Red Kidney Beans are named for their visual resemblance to a kidney, both in shape and colour. Red Kidney Beans are sometimes confused with other beans that are red, such as adzuki beans. Commonly used in dishes such as Chili con Carne and traditional dishes in northern regions of India and Pakistan.