Heirloom Beans: Recipes from Rancho Gordo

Heirloom Beans: Recipes from Rancho Gordo

by Chronicle Books, Vanessa Barrington


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Who would have thought a simple bean could do so much? Heirloom bean expert Steve Sando provides descriptions of the many varieties now available, from Scarlet Runners to the spotted Eye of the Tiger beans. Nearly 90 recipes in the book will entice readers to cook up bowls of heartwarming Risotto and Cranberry Beans with Pancetta, or Caribbean Black Bean Soup. Close-up photos of the beans make them easy to identify. Packed with protein, fiber, and vitamins, these little treasures are the perfect addition to any meal.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811860697
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 09/01/2008
Pages: 180
Sales rank: 579,657
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Steve Sando is the founder of Rancho Gordo, the acclaimed specialty food company that distributes heirloom produce, seeds, and beans worldwide. He lives in Northern California.

Vanessa Barrington is a writer and recipe developer.

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Heirloom Beans: Recipes from Rancho Gordo 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
LauraLeeB More than 1 year ago
I guess since beans are such a big part of a vegetarian diet, I didn't expect so many recipes to have pork/bacon. Still a beautiful book.
nmulvany on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Fantastic book! I learned a lot about dried beans. The recipes are tantalizing.