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Making the perfect fava bean bread

White sliced pan is of course a big seller in Irish and British supermarkets but is it possible to make a healthier alternative, without sacrificing taste? Well, a team of scientists in Reading University are working on a new idea to replicate white slice pan but that is made out of an ingredient with a tricky image - fava beans, once notoriously favoured by Hannibal Lector. Sean was joined by Donal O’Sullivan, Professor of Crop Science at the University of Reading...

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15.25 25 Jan 2023


Making the perfect fava bean bread


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15.25 25 Jan 2023


White sliced pan is of course a big seller in Irish and British supermarkets but is it possible to make a healthier alternative, without sacrificing taste? Well, a team of scientists in Reading University are working on a new idea to replicate white slice pan but that is made out of an ingredient with a tricky image - fava beans, once notoriously favoured by Hannibal Lector.

Sean was joined by Donal O’Sullivan, Professor of Crop Science at the University of Reading...


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