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Fresh Borlotti Beans | FoodieGoesHealthy.com

Italian Crispy Beans: Soft on the Inside, Crispy on the Outside

When I travel, I enjoy visiting open air markets and love to check out the produce and spices. What’s available in the market reflects the food culture and traditions of the country. I also like to get a feeling for the people as they go about their daily shopping. When I was in Italy in the summer time, I became intrigued by these fresh borlotti beans. They were so colorful, and I’d never seen fresh beans in their pod before. When I took a cooking class in Italy, the teacher Alessandra was so kind and incorporated the fresh beans into the menu for me.

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Whole grain farro recipe from Foodie Goes Healthy

Farro With Spinach, Lemon, Basil & Pinenuts: A guest post on Eating Rules

I love this winning combination of Italian ingredients. The flavors and textures really complement one another. This dish can be served as a side dish or as a vegetarian or vegan main dish.

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