The fruit is preserved in a soft vinegar solution with tarragon and mustard seed, that is neither overly sweet, nor aggressively acidic. Cornichons are traditionally served as an accompaniment to cold or boiled meats, steak tartare, pâtés, terrines and rillettes.
These small, round white beans are also commonly known as White Pea Beans have a creamy, smooth texture and rich, buttery almost bacon-like flavor. They are most commonly used in baked beans, but are also popular for soups, stews, and salads.
Coarse White Polenta is roughly ground white cornmeal, which in Italian cooking is typically prepared as a mush or porridge. Polenta is a hearty, comforting, extremely versatile Italian-style accompaniment to a wide variety of dishes.
The piquillo pepper is a variety of chili, capsicum annuum, having a sweet taste with no heat, fruits about 7 cm long, well suited for growing in pots, that is traditionally grown in Northern Spain near the town of Lodosa
The combination of high fiber and low, fragile gluten content in spelt make this grain much easier to digest than modern, common wheat. Spelt is fast gaining popularity as a health food because it contains a broad spectrum of nutrients, including complex carbohydrates, sugar, soluble and insoluble fiber, sodium, vitamins, minerals, fatty acids, amino...
Fresh with a high moisture content which means they'll cook quickly. No soaking needed. Cover with water in a saucepan, bring to a boil and cook for 2 minutes, reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 to 20 mins. Add soup base if youd like and/or cooked veggies and meats to make a meal.
These Italian onions, Cipolline, are known for their flat, saucer-like shape and sweet taste. They are marinated in tart balsamic vinegar and have a crisp, satisfying crunch that makes them hard to resist.
Artichokes prepared in Roman style, with its trimmed shape and subtle flavor, is perfect for an antipasti salad as well as a staple ingredient to your main course. Authentic, and impenitently appetizing, these artichokes will keep you craving more! You can eat them whole including the stems, and enjoy them to the last bite
The rich peppery flavor of French Green Lentils is due in part to the volcanic soils where they grow. While their color is mostly a beautiful slate green, they are marbled with flecks of darker slate blue.
Cici Bean Powder is made up of ground Garbanzo beans. Ground Garbanzo beans are used to make fritters, dumplings and spicy breads. Garbanzos are found often in Indian and Mediterranean dishes. They are high in fat content and are a good source of calcium, the B vitamins, protein and iron.
Cannellini beans are a variety of white beans popular in Central and Southern Italy. They are similar to white navy beans or haricots, as they are known in Britain. These large white beans are often mistaken for great northern beans, as the two are so alike in appearance.
A short grain, plump Italian white rice, Carnaroli is considered one of the best rices to use inrisotto. Carnaroli has a larger grain than the other Italian white rice varieties, but still cooks to a creamy texture with a firm body.
he almost black, purple color of the cooked rice comes from the dark unpolished layer of bran, which leaches out and stains the interior white grain. It is fairly easy to cultivate unlike wild rice, but pleasantly chewy like its wild cousin.
These are not the black beans you'll find in Mexican cooking. Fermented black beans (also called salted or dried black beans) are made from soybeans that have been dried and fermented with salt; other spices such as chilies and/or wine and possibly ginger may be added.
Arborio rice is an Italian short-grain rice. It is named after the town of Arborio, in the Po Valley, which is situated in the main growing region.When cooked, the rounded grains are firm, creamy, and chewy, it has a starchy taste but blends well with other flavours.
Wild rice are four species of grasses forming the genus Zizania, and the grain that can be harvested from them. Wild Rice has a very pleasant chewy texture and a distinctive nutty and natural flavor with a smokey overtone.
Black china rice is treasured for its delicious roasted nutty taste, soft texture and beautiful deep purple color. . A striking presence on any plate, this once forbidden indulgence is now a wholesome everyday rice. It pairs beautifully with all cuisines – use it steamed plain, in a pilaf, stir-fry, salad or pudding.