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…
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/
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
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.
Incredible Baked Meatballs. 1lb hamburger, 2 eggs, beaten with 1/2 cup milk, 1/2 cup grated Parmesan , 1 cup panko or bread crumbs, 1 small onion, minced, 2 cloves garlic, minced, 1/2 teaspoon oregano, 1 teaspoon salt, freshly ground pepper to taste, 1/4 cup minced fresh basil Mix all ingredients with hands. Form into golfball sized meatballs. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.