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Cassoule des Haricots

I met a little lady, like me, of a certain age at the Grand Frais the other day while searching fruitlessly for dried chilli peppers.  She was standing in front of some beautiful fresh, cranberry beans, feeling each bean in … Continue reading

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Les Cocos de Paimpol

The very first time I had fresh beans was at Camerahols http://camerahols.com/ where I took a photography course with Roger Stowell http://stowell.wordpress.com/.  Roger had made a clear soup with herbs and white coco beans, les mogettes,  from the Vendee region of … Continue reading

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Coco de Pamiers

I found a package of dried white beans in the supermarket that were interesting.  Small and roundish, they come from Pamiers in the Midi-Pyrenees region of France.   Maybe navy bean like?  I decided to cook them with “Loosiana” style … Continue reading

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