cauliflower

Cauliflower with Tomato, Rosemary & Fennel Seeds

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Even self-professed cauliflower haters will love this dish, if you can convince them to try it.

Stracotto ~ Tuscan “Overcooked” Beef

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The vegetables in this slow cooked dish produce a velvety-textured sauce which goes perfectly with the tender meat.

Cannellini beans with tomato and herbs

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Literally the name means “in the manner of little birds”: this is the way that small birds were cooked up when they were brought home from a morning’s hunting. Cannellini beans are so much nicer...

Sicilian orange and fennel salad

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The most refreshing of winter salads, this sounds a little odd, but is wonderful!

Pasta and bean soup

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Since Italian cuisine is so regional, there are dozens of versions of this delicious, hearty soup. In Tuscany, white cannellini beans are used.

Fennel gratin

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A simple yet delicious way to prepare this nutritious and aromatic vegetable.