|Type||Dip or spread|
|Course||Snack or hors d'oeuvre|
|Place of origin||Malta|
|Main ingredients||Tic beans|
Bigilla is a traditional Maltese dish, made of mashed beans, olive oil, salt and red pepper. It is usually served as a dip. Tic beans, known in Malta as "ful ta' Ġirba" (Djerba beans), are used. These are similar to but smaller than broad beans, with a darker and harder skin.
- Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia. ABC CLIO. p. 233.