Fava Beans for St. Joseph's Day The fava bean plays a role on the feast of St. Joseph and the tradition of the Altar or Table for March 19. Here is a short explanation. Directions Fava bean (vicia fava) —Fava beans play a large role in the Sicilian tradition of the St. Joseph Table or St. Joseph Altar. They may be served in a frittata or in garlic sauce. When dried, roasted and blessed, it becomes the very popular "lucky bean." Legend has it that you will never be broke as long as…
Caprese Stuffed Garlic Butter Portobellos by cafedelites: Garlic buttered Portobello Mushrooms stuffed and grilled with fresh mozzarella cheese, tomato slices and fresh shredded basil leaves and drizzled with a rich balsamic glaze. #Mushrooms #Portobello #Caprese
Cucidati – Italian Fig Cookies Wow, this takes me right back to my childhood! This is an amazing cookie that my Italian grandmother would make only during Christmas. A very special cookie. Very happy to see this recipe in detail! http://www.browneyedbaker.com/2009/03/04/cucidati-italian-fig-cookies/
Mouthwatering little pan-fried patties made with red lentils, onion and garlic, and seasoned with oregano and fresh parsley. Perfect served as an appetizer with tzatziki or tahini sauce for dipping, added to stews, or stuffed into pita bread with crisp salad veggies.
Fava Beans with a touch of Garlic & Lemon, is one tasty superfood snack. Fava beans takes only a few minutes to cook and has only 80 for a handful! I made this crunchy snack today, let them cool and added to ziplock bags for snacks. Perfect for work or a late night snack. #cleaneating #weightwatchers