Beanz Meanz Fitz

Preparation info

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Two Fat Ladies: Gastronomic Adventures (with Motorbike and Sidecar)

Two Fat Ladies

By Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson Wright

Published 1996

  • About

I have a great friend who used to live in Cockermouth, Cumberland, in a large country house called ‘The Fitz’ where I learnt this receipt, hence the name.


  • 675 g/ lb shelled, fresh, young broad beans
  • olive oil


Make a dressing with about 150 ml/¼ pint of best olive oil, adding lemon juice and seasoning to taste; keep it quite tart. For easy mixing, make it in a screwtop jar. Grill or fry the bacon until quite cri