Unique Heirloom Beans: The Italian Dwarf Cowpea

For the connoisseur of heirloom beans, "Fagiolino Dolico Di Veneto" cowpeas are an easy to grow, delicious variety from northern Italy.

You can use catfish, which is widely available, instead of the traditional eel to make Venetian fish stock. Use your fish stock in our wonderful recipe for Venetian Style Rice and Cowpeas (risi e bisi).