Very Good Recipes of Bean from Alessandra Zecchini

There are 6 Bean recipes on the blog Alessandra Zecchini. (2166 on all the blogs)

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Crunchy Bean Sprout Winter Mediterranean Salad Crunchy Bean Sprout Winter Mediterranean Salad By Alessandra Zecchini 07/13/14 07:50 I love beans and lentils, but I also love salads and raw food, my body feels like it needs them! I usually mix cooked beans with raw salad vegetables, but when I remember I get some bean sprouts, and I particularly like this crunchy bean combo from Sproutman....
Fresh Borlotti Beans Fresh Borlotti Beans By Alessandra Zecchini 02/25/14 21:49 I love shelling fresh beans from the garden, especially borlotti, as they are so pretty! I usually put fresh beans in soups, or boil them to make a salad (and keep the water for a soup). To cook them slowly in a frying pan takes a bit longer, but they are...
Wonder of Venice beans with parsley and garlic Wonder of Venice beans with parsley and garlic By Alessandra Zecchini 03/23/13 07:42 One of my best crop this year is Bean Wonder of Venice Runner from King Seeds, I have a few plants growing so high that they are reaching the nearby trees, so much that the bamboo support poles are bending (great stuff bamboo, it bends!!) Wonder of Venice...
Beans, gas, and embroidery Beans, gas, and embroidery By Alessandra Zecchini 01/22/12 18:54 The most famous borlotti beans are from the village of Lamon (not far from my Mum's place). Fagioli in Padella Soak the borlotti beans overnight, rinse and then cook with plenty of water and a bay leaf. Usually I add salt only at the end of cooking, then...
Beans and flowers, and a morning with the Slow Food ladies Beans and flowers, and a morning with the Slow Food ladies By Alessandra Zecchini 11/24/11 02:58 This salad is really simple: I just chopped half red onion and marinated it for 30 minutes in white balsamic condiment of Modena (FYI, white balsamic vinegar of Modena doesn't exist, it can only be called 'condiment') and then I added one can of Italian...
Vegan Pasta with Pesto, Potatoes and Cannellini Beans Vegan Pasta with Pesto, Potatoes and Cannellini Beans By Alessandra Zecchini 05/18/11 12:38 I peeled two medium floury potatoes (like agria) and sauteed them in a pan with a little olive oil, then I added a pinch of salt, a little water, and a lid! Simmer until the potatoes are soft, then add the content of a can of cannellini beans. Simmer until...

Alessandra Zecchini

Orignal recipes from a professional food writer, vegetarian, mostly Italian, Japanese, home grown and foraged.

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