Tag Archives: chickpeas

Minestrone with Chestnuts – Minestrone con Castagne

The romantic in me sometimes gets the upper hand and induces me into culinary jaunts that are best left to an expert.  I saw some lovely chestnuts at the greengrocer’s about one month ago and just had to have them. … Continue reading

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Soup – Combining the Smoothness of Chickpeas with the Highlights of Seafood: Passata di Ceci con Scampetti di Manfredonia e Cannolicchi

Chickpeas are loved the world over and I for one am enamoured of their little round shape … but … if you think about it, a lot of recipes seem to require the smashing up of cooked chickpeas.  Think hummus … Continue reading

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