The yard-long bean
, sometimes called the asparagus bean, produces lush, vigorous vines and, in late summer, 18-inch, pencil-thin beans of sweet, nutty flavor.
Banana (ripe and raw), drumstick, coconut, jackfruit, okra, mangoes, shallots and yard-long bean
are among the major fruits and vegetables that are imported from Kerala.
Over a hundred recipes for vegetarian Thai dishes range from the usual classic Pad Thai and Coconut Soup to Spicy Mixed Vegetables in Thai Herbs and Yard-Long Beans
with Black Bean Sauce.
The long list includes pinto, kidney and cannellini beans, snap beans or string beans and green beans, soybeans, edamame, asparagus and yard-long beans
save space and time when grown on this trellis I designed.
It's still a mystery how he was able to bring to our door kilos of talong (eggplant), repolyo (cabbage), gabi (taro), Baguio beans (string beans), potatoes and carrots, several pieces of heavy kalabasa (squash), camote (sweet potato), sitaw (yard-long beans
) and pipino (cucumber), a mound of luya (ginger) and sampalok (tamarind) for sinigang (sour soup).
Showing off a tall, winding plant, Anton says yard-long beans
are one of his favourites because they remind him of the time he spent in Guyana in South America.
Sporting slender, snakelike pods, yard-long beans
took like regular green beans that just never quit.
DESCRIPTION OF EXTRAFLORAL NECTARIES FOUND ON YARD-LONG BEANS
, VIGNA UNGUICULATA L.
In Philadelphia, Marina La Pinta grows bitter melons, nine kinds of squash and yard-long beans
for herself and her Filipino family and friends.
Tip: Chinese long beans are also known as yard-long beans
as they can grow to a yard (about a metre) in length.