From springtime onwards, broad or fava beans are sold at roadside kiosks, which sporadically line the route from the airport into the heart of Rome. One of the most perfect flavour combinations in the world has got to be these fresh, tender beans coupled with soft and crumbly, incredibly strong-tasting pecorino cheese. Both reach their peak at the same time, when the ewes have plenty of milk available for their spring lambs, and extra for cheesemaking.
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