Slim and crispy,extra-fine beans have a brighter, more concentrated flavour than regular green beans, but the biggest difference is texture. They are tender and delicate. Tie up bundles with chives and steam, or add to a salad nicoise .The beans have a string less seam that opens rather easily while still young. The pods cling loosely to a series of about six tiny lime green colored peas. The beans are crisp and fleshy in texture, extremely succulent, packing an assertively sweet punch, leaving little trace of any other flavors.