Rich in fibre, iron, magnesium, potassium, mineral salts and vitamins. They come from an annual plant of just 30/40 cm. Excellent cooked as a stew, they are also ideal used as an ingredient in soups, combined with rice, in cold salads or as a puree for croquettes. Left to soak for a few days and sprouted they are excellent for salads with vegetables seasoned only with EVO oil.
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Bucchini Farm – Isola di Fano (Fossombrone)
This farm was founded in 1965 as an agricultural activity dedicated to the cultivation of cereals and vines. In 2005 the company expanded, increasing from 28 to 50 hectares and it introduced organic farming methods to its arable land. Two years later, Bucchini began marketing organic products, pearled spelt and flour made from wheat, spelt and chickpeas, as well as different varieties of chickpeas and lentils. Today, Bucchini is 100% organic and all its products are certified organic.
Legume rich in proteins, mineral salts, in particular calcium, iron, phosphorus and potassium. Also contain vitamin A and group B vitamins. For easy iron absorption we suggest dressing the chickpeas with lemon extra virgin olive oil. Excellent for vegetarian or vegan burgers, as hummus, as a simple side dish or to season pasta and as an ingredient for soups.
Legume particularly rich in proteins, mineral salts, fibre and polyphenols. Source of calcium and phosphorus. It is a rare food outside the regions that preserve it by tradition. Usually, it is used in soups, but it can also be used to add flavour to pasta dishes, or simply as a side dish dressed with EVO oil and aromatic herbs.
Borlotti beans are a rich source of dietary fibre, vitamins A, B, C and E, iron, potassium, phosphorus and calcium. Used in soups, they are excellent combined with spelt, or for creamy sauces in combination with pasta and polenta, with other vegetables in salads, and creamed for a refined pairing with fine foods such as mussels