Monthly Archives: June 2021

Cucumbers

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Cucumbers are believed to have originated in Asia and have probably been used for human food for millennia. Excavations in Thailand have dated them to about 9700 BC. They were first domesticated in India. Like tomatoes, they are botanically a … Continue reading

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Dried Bean Recipes

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Fasuoli cu L’accia (Bean and Celery Soup) 1 pound dried cannellini beans, soaked overnight 1 large onion, coarsely chopped 1 large bunch of celery, about 1½ lbs, coarsely chopped Extra virgin olive oil Two tablespoons of sea salt Sauté the … Continue reading

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