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Roveja

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The Roveja is an ancient legume very important for our own tradition. This little wild pea, dark green color almost brown, over the past centuries was grown along the Apennine ridge and it was the real star of farmer diet, who used to consume it along with other poor legumes such as lentils, cicerchia beans and  fava beans. Nowadays very few farmer are still cultivating this ancient legume, and  Medei is one of the company who have made of recovery and preservation of these important species their mission. The roveja lends is really good for delicious soups especially in combination with other vegetables and legumes of  tradition,  a real important ingredient for a healthy and balanced diet. 


Type: Roveja
Producer: Azienda agricola Nazzareno Medei
Made in: Marche (Italy)
Net Weight: 300g 

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The roveja is a small legume like peas from seed color ranging from dark green to brown. In past centuries it was grown throughout the Umbria-Marche Apennines, in particular the Sibilla hills. The roveja, also called Roveglia, you can eat fresh or dried, in this case becomes a great ingredient for soups; it contains a lot of protein, in particular if consumed dry and has a high content of carbohydrates, phosphorus, potassium and very poor in fat. 

Azienda Agricola di Nazzareno Medei  from  Appignano (MC) is  located in a small village on the hills and it works with the aim at saving from extinction pulses and cereals that are the basis of the culinary tradition of the place, so as to be included in the list of “Guardian Farmers” to ensure the conservation of native resources in danger of disappearing. Azienda Agricola di Nazzareno Medei  from  Appignano (MC) is  located in a small village on the hills and it works with the aim at saving from extinction pulses and cereals that are the basis of the culinary tradition of the place, so as to be included in the list of “Guardian Farmers” to ensure the conservation of native resources in danger of disappearing. Absolute dedication, constant passion and commitment are the pillars with which Medei Claudio, son of the Nazarene, carries on, day after day, farming family, to give us the precious fruits of his land.

General information: Legumes are perfect for the creation of delicious soups, but with the addition of tomato sauce or other flavours, they can also be used to toss pasta dish. In any way you want to enjoy them, you need to cook them first. How to eat: soak the legumes for approximately 12 hours. Boil them in salted boiling water for about 40 minutes, or at least until they are tender. Enjoy them according to the recipe you have chosen.

Roveja.

Following tradition we suggest a nice steaming soup made with Roveja, Chickpeas and Solfi beans... experience the goodness!