Broad beans are one of the most loved legumes by the Apulians and have, without any doubt, a leading role in regional gastronomy. These are the beans used to create the famous puree, usually served with chicory.
black eyed beans
Beans are a very popular legume all over the world and highly appreciated for their excellent nutritional supply. They are rich in proteins and carbohydrates and lend themselves to creating many tasty recipes. We offer them in the “black eyes” variety, coming from Zollino and produced according to the criteria of integrated agriculture.
- Origin area
- Lecce / Salento
- GMO Free
- Handmade product
- 400 gr
- Short production line / 0 Km
- Calò e Monte legumi di Zollino
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Beans are an important part of the poor gastronomic tradition not only in Puglia but throughout Italy. Here we offer you our delicious Apulian dried beans, good because they are grown and harvested according to nature.
The main ingredient of the famous recipe for mashed broad beans, often served together with a rich side of chicory, are these peeled broad beans. Very simple to prepare, irresistible to taste.
The tradition relating to the habit of eating legumes is very rooted in Puglia and Salento, where it is customary to soak them the evening before their consumption and then cook them in a traditional terracotta pignata. The Land of Puglia shortens the time for you and offers you the same flavors of home ready to be opened, heated and tasted.
A healthy and versatile food, peas cannot be missing in the weekly diet of the whole family. Their sweet taste and their creamy consistency make them very welcome even for children.
Here is a legume that you may not have known about and that is worth trying! Black chickpeas are very similar to white chickpeas, but they have an extra note of character. Their flavor is slightly more intense and their color makes them perfect for making aesthetically appealing recipes.
A typical product from the small village of Zollino, in the province of Lecce, produced according to the criteria of integrated agriculture. Health, safety, flavor. To try! It is a small pea, of a brownish yellow color with some shades tending to green. It is eaten dry and cooked in terracotta "pots".
These white chickpeas with vegetables taste good and at home, which we offer you with pleasure as if you were a guest in our home. They are prepared following an ancient recipe that mothers and grandmothers have been handed down here in Puglia for generations and that still today they prepare as usual using the traditional terracotta pignata.
Cicerchie are an ancient legume (in fact it dates back to ancient Rome) which is part of the Traditional Italian Agri-food Products. It is a simple, poor but very tasty food. Excellent for creating tasty and nutritious soups with other vegetables or with other legumes.
Tiny, delicious and (they say) lucky, Apulian lentils bring health and nourishment to the table all year round. A healthy and versatile product to always keep in the pantry.
What's better than a nice mixed legume soup to end a tiring day at work or to pamper yourself when it's a bit chilly? Here is our soup prepared with healthy legumes all grown according to the criteria of integrated agriculture and coming from the typical area of Zollino, in the province of Lecce.