A classic Lima in many ways, but with a unique chestnut flavor that holds its own. These striped beauties hold their deep, vibrant color when cooked. Chestnut Limas are rich, full-flavored beans that make a great, hearty addition to vegetarian dishes, as they are filling and packed with protein.
In the hills of southern Umbria, the Bartolini family have been growing olives, grains, and what they call pulses (legumes) since the 1850's. Their lentils are famous throughout Italy and beyond for their outstanding color, texture, & flavor. Pale brown and tan in color, these tiny legumes are ideal for hearty winter soups and stews.
Farro is an unhybridized, or pure form of wheat with the husk intact. It's nutty flavor and firm, chewy texture make it versatile to no end. It plays very well with other fruits of the earth like legumes and leafy vegetables. Since the outer husk adheres to the grain, the fiber & Vitamin E content is very high. While we'd never forego taste for healthfulness, if we can find both in one place, you can count us in!