This bean is a traditional white Italian bean. It is an haricot bean that was originally cultivated in Argentina but became an Italian stalwart, widely used in their cuisine around the world. This variety has a very smooth texture with an elusive nutty flavor. It pairs very well with our Italian Sausage.
With over 150 years of experience cultivation legumes, we have applied our know how to growing older varieties of beans and ensuring that heirlooms continue to be available for eaters who put a premium on flavor over price. Our unleveled row crop fields along the Rancho flood plain curve in the shape of the gentle paleo-era oxbows created over millennium by the Sacramento River and its sister waterways.