Borlotti - Beans 1kg
|Also known as Cranberry Beans (no connection to the fruit) and Roman Beans. They are hazelnut coloured, splashed with red/black to magenta streaks.|
Soak in fresh water for about 10 hours at 4 degree C. Drain and rinse well. Cook for approximately 45 to 60 minutes and drain and rinse before use. They are much used in Italian, Portuguese and Greek cuisine in soups, stews and salads. Also delicious with chorizo, sausages and polenta.
Cumin, cayenne, chili, parsley, pepper, sage, thyme and even lemon are all suitable with cooked beans.
Borlotti Beans have a nutty, creamy taste and a chestnut flavour.
High in protein, fibre and iron.
Are known as Roman Beans because the Roman Army had a preference for them.
Some people choose to call them Cranberry Beans.
They are also named as French horticultural beans!
Country of Origin!
Culpepers' Borlotti beans come from Australia (Ord river).