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.
Fava cuccia shelled of Zollino
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.
- Origin area
- Lecce / Salento
- GMO Free
- Handmade product
- 400 gr
- Short production line / 0 Km
- Calò e Monte legumi di Zollino
Beans are a very popular and popular legume throughout the Puglia region. A region where legumes are typically cooked, served and enjoyed. Among these, the cannellini beans, very popular with mussels, lentils, delicious with a drizzle of Apulian oil and, last but not least, the broad beans, protagonists of the delicious recipe “mashed beans with chicory”.
In addition, as you all know, legumes have extraordinary beneficial properties: they promote the work of the intestine, have antioxidant and anti-cancer properties, help the cardiovascular system to stay healthy and fit, and much more. other.
In short, flavor and health at the table thanks to typical Apulian products, with particular reference, in this case, to beans. Also, be aware that the beans that you can buy on this page are great for bringing mashed potatoes to life because they are peeled. All you have to do is soak them overnight, then the next day cook them in water with the flavors you prefer. In lower Salento, bean puree is made with beans only, but if you move to Val d'Itria you will also find that a potato is added as well. It depends on your taste and the type of body you want to give your mashed beans. Also with regard to chicory, you can assess whether to use cultivated or wild chicory.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.