Everything You Ever Needed to Know About Mashed Fava Beans

Ful medames in Cairo

It was mid-morning, and I was wandering the streets of Cairo, feeling peckish. I knew what I needed: some ful medames—slow-cooked, mashed fava beans.

Filling and ridiculously cheap, ful never fails to satisfy. Traditionally, ful is spooned from gently simmering, amphora-shaped vats called qidras into warm pockets of fresh, wholewheat flatbreads. Beyond a brief baptism of olive oil and lemon juice, standard ful condiments include a sprinkling of salt and cumin, perhaps...

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