SMALL CHICKPEAS CECI PICCOLI

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CECI PICCOLI – SMALL CHICKPEAS

CECI PICCOLI – SMALL CHICKPEAS SARCONI LEGUMES in 400g pack .

The small chickpeas from the Lucanian hills are a native Lucanian variety with a small seed.
They are grown in the upper Val d’Agri in the Sarconi area.
It is a type of legume very common in Mediterranean cuisine and with very ancient origins.
In fact, it dates back to the time of the Egyptians and the Greeks.

Sarconi PGI beans and legumes are a typical  product of Lucania

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CECI PICCOLI – SMALL CHICKPEAS

CECI PICCOLI – SMALL CHICKPEAS SARCONI LEGUMES in 400g pack .

The small chickpeas from the Lucanian hills are a native Lucanian variety with a small seed.
They are grown in the upper Val d’Agri in the Sarconi area.
It is a type of legume very common in Mediterranean cuisine and with very ancient origins.
In fact, it dates back to the time of the Egyptians and the Greeks.
Chickpeas are mentioned, for example, in some points of Galen’s work “On the properties of food” (180 AD): the doctor of Greek origin accurately described the properties of chickpeas, also attributing aphrodisiac benefits to them.
The ancient Romans also used them often, mostly after fried them. Small dried chickpeas from Lucania are very tasty.
They need at least 12 hours of soaking and long cooking times.
Once boiled, they can be used to prepare soups, with an intense and aromatic flavor, typical of the Lucanian peasant tradition.
Chickpeas are a very energetic food and contain many essential substances for our body: vegetable proteins, fiber, vitamin C and some B vitamins, as well as minerals and polyunsaturated fatty acids.
The presence of saponins means that chickpeas boast therapeutic properties, also related to the control of cholesterol and triglyceride levels.

Sarconi PGI beans and legumes are a typical  product of Lucania

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Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 0,20 × 0,10 × 0,2 m
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