Indispensable for the New Year’s Eve menu! Lentils are legumes with small rounded and flattened seeds, similar to coins. According to tradition, they bring luck, prosperity and wealth. Tthanks to their high protein content they provide great energy to those who taste them. Quick and easy to prepare, preliminary soaking is unnecessary, just rinse them and cook them in cold unsalted water for about 20 min.
Locanda Italia has selected Melandri Gaudenzio, a company founded in 1947 in the heart of Romagna. Its main activity is the import, selection, packaging and marketing of legumes, cereals, soups and oil seeds obtained from conventional and organic farming. Company organization is based on a process logic which favors efficiency and strict compliance with all hygiene and health regulations, thus guaranteeing the final consumer a product of high quality and constant over time. Melandri Gaudenzio offers a rich selection of high quality dried legumes and cereals, intended to satisfy the expectations of nature-conscious consumers, who favor natural and authentic products with all the taste of the Mediterranean tradition.
Storage conditions and methods of use
Store in a cool, dry place away from sources of light and heat. Quick and easy to prepare, preliminary soaking is unnecessary, just rinse them and cook them in cold unsalted water for about 20 minutes (7 minutes in a pressure cooker). A bay leaf, added during cooking, will enhance the taste and make them more digestible. Salt should be added only at the end of cooking so as not to harden the skins.
Small lentils. May contain wheat, spelled, barley, oats, soy, sesame, mustard and lupins.