For the connoisseur of heirloom beans, "Fagiolino Dolico Di Veneto" cowpeas are an easy to grow, delicious variety from northern Italy.
"Fagiolino Dolico Di Veneto" dwarf cowpeas, an heirloom bean from northern Italy, are edible in the pod or dried.
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'Fagiolino Dolico' grows fast, making it ideal for both warm and cool climates.
Venetian Style Rice and Cowpeas recipe, known as risi e bisi in the Veneto (the region of northern Italy that includes Venice)
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).