Cookbook:Azuki Bean

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Azuki Bean

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Azuki or adzuki beans are small, usually red beans that are very popular in East Asian cuisines as both a savoury and sweet food.

Characteristics[edit | edit source]

Azuki beans are small, red, and ovoid. Overall, they are considered mild in flavor.[1]

Uses[edit | edit source]

Azuki beans can be cooked with sugar and processed into sweet red bean paste.[1] This mixture is commonly used as a sweet filling for desserts. The beans can also be added to soups, stews, and salads.

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. a b Davidson, Alan (2014-01-01). Jaine, Tom (ed.). The Oxford Companion to Food. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/acref/9780199677337.001.0001. ISBN 978-0-19-967733-7.