Bigilla! (Traditional dried bean dip!)


BIGILLA (BROAD BEAN DIP)

Clean thoroughly, under running water 500g dried broad beans (ful tal-girba);  soak overnight.  Boil in pressure cooker for 20 minutes; cool slightly and process with some of the water used for boiling and add the following:  6 cloves garlic, a handful of parsley, 4 tbs chilly vinegar, 1 tbs balsamic vinegar, 4 tbs olive oil, seasoning.  If it hardens when chilled, just add some hot water and stir.  Nice served with galletti or crudités either warm or cold.DSCN6776

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