Tongue of Fire is the best flavored heritage bean with striking mottled skin and amber with deep burgundy flame-shaped streaks, resembles fire flames. It has a creamy texture and mild nutty flavor. When cooked, it absorbs the flavor and adds extra dimension to it. Use in side dishes,stews, casseroles, soups, cassoulet, or salads.
Basic Preparation: Wash, rinse & soak overnight. Add 4 cups of water/cup of bean, bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer covered for 45-60 minutes or until tender (add more water as needed). Whisk lightly, remove the floating foam,
Yield: 3 cups of cooked beans / Cup of dry beans