can use Ayocotes like any runner bean. In Mexico you'd serve them in a
savory stew with chiles and leftovers, but don't forget them in salads,
with lots of wild mushrooms, as refried beans, as a simple side dish and
of course on their own. Personally, I love them plain, drizzled with my
fruitiest olive oil and a dusting of good dry cheese. That's what I call
heaven. These beans are huge.
you should decide to plant a few, you'll find the white flowers edible
and a distinct treat in their own right.
These beans are the results of our two companies working together to help
small farmers continue to grow their indigenous beans in Mexico, despite
international trade policies that seem to discourage genetic diversity
and local food traditions.
beans are grown using centuries-old methods and may contain small pebbles
or other natural debris. Please clean them thoroughly before cooking!
of Mexico. These regional beans were grown by small farmers in the
state of Puebla under the supervision of the Rancho Gordo-Xoxox Project.