How to Peel Fava Beans Quickly

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gf130330food.jpgHarold McGee, aka The Curious Cook, is Good Food's go-to expert for food science questions. He has written a number of books including On Food and Cooking and the Curious Cook which remain staples in every serious cook's library.

He says that adding a small pinch of baking soda to your blanching water will help release the skins from fava beans.gf130330curious.jpg