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Corona beans loom large on fine-dining menus

Corona beans loom large on fine-dining menus

Sometimes, with certain ingredients, less is more. When it comes to corona beans, however, chefs find that more is more. That’s because coronas are the giants of the broad-bean world, and their over-the-top appeal has boosted their popularity on menus. Like a northern bean on steroids, corona beans are big enough to cover the palm of a child’s hand. One bean is a mouthful.

Still, the ivory-colored beans have an elegant lightness that belies their size.

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