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 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.
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.
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.
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.