French navy beans
Not related to the common coco blanc, these small dried beans are white with celadon shadings. Also called coco blanc, French navys have a rich bacony flavor and velvety texture. See also beans.
From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.