With their mild flavor and delicate skin, Mayocoba beans (also known as canary beans or Peruvian beans) excel at soaking up all the aromatics of the cooking pot, while still retaining their shape and meaty texture. Ideal for soups, stews and chilis, Mayocobas are a great substitute for Cannellini or Great Northern beans.
For the uninitiated, it might seem odd that freshness matters when it comes to dried beans. But in fact, a dried bean is alive—remember that you can plant them! So knowing that Steve from Rancho Gordo only grows small amounts of his incredible heirloom beans means that each season, you're getting the freshest bean possible.