Adzuki bean

Adzuki bean

Preparation and comments

Coming from Asia (its name means “little bean” in Japanese), this bean is very popular in the East Its red colouring – red being the most important colour in Eastern celebrations – means that it is greatly used in festive or special meals. Japan Seki-han is a special dish of adzuki beans and An rice: a sweet bean-based paste used in traditional patisserie making.

Appearance

Small, with a vivid red colour.

Flavour

Solid flavour and texture.