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Roveja Wild Peas from Colfiorito. A regional Umbrian product 400g

£8.95 GBP

Grown in Colfiorito, a small town in the centre of Umbria, these Casale 1485 Roveja wild peas are an almost extinct product. Harvested only by hand, and in a very limited quantities, they were traditionally very popular on the Umbrian tables and now a welcome addition to our shop.

Great to make a soup, but also boiled, sauteed with vegetables and then pureed. Add it to bruschetta with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.

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Soak for a day, drain then boil for 75 minutes or until they are tender. Warm up a bit of extra virgin olive oil, then add some finely diced onion. Cook for a couple of minutes, add celery and carrots coarsely shredded.

Let cook for a minute, then add diced potatoes, chopped tomatoes, salt and pepper to taste. Stir over low heat, until soft (about 15 minutes). Turn off the heat, add the Roveja and serve with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.

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100% Roveja Wild Peas from Colfiorito, Umbria.

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Casale1485 is located in Casale delle Macchie near Colfiorito, a small town in the centre of Italy, in the region Umbria, close to Tuscany and not more than two hours far from Rome and Florence. The number 1485 refers to the year in which the first written documents concerning the Casale delle Macchie date back.

Distinctive conditions such as a soil rich in minerals, a specific altitude that ranges from 780 m and 850 m and mild temperatures allow the area around Colfiorito to be an unequalled area for cereals and pulses.