Caprafico Lentils

£9.00

500g
Giacomo Santoleri grows ancient grains and pulses on the Caprafico plain in Abruzzo. These lentils are sown at the end of March on poor, chalky soil and they thrive in the harsh mountain temperatures of the Maiella National Park. Surviving these adverse conditions gives the lentils lots of flavour
The lentils ripen at different times depending on their altitude but the majority are harvested during August. Harvesting takes place by hand because the lentils grow so close to the ground that mechanised harvesting can destroy up to 40% of the harvest. Inside the cloth bag are 500gs of the most beautiful, speckled lentils.
Cook them with a carrot, an onion and a stick of celery then stir them – still firm – into some softened dice of the same vegetables. Top them with a sausage or poached egg

We offer same day and next day delivery service Monday to Sunday. Same day delivery is available with orders received before 3pm. Next day delivery available with the option of morning or evening time slots.

We also offer an overnight courier service to England, Wales and Scotland (except Hebrides & Islands) three times a week with deliveries scheduled every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Cut off is 48 hours before.

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