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Cicerchia Ennese Sicily - Tasty Paths

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The Cicerchia Ennese Sicilia, already cultivated by the Greeks and Romans due to its characteristics, among the oldest legumes in the Italian peasant tradition, possesses remarkable nutritional principles.

The Cicerchia Ennese Sicilia is a legume that can boast an ancient tradition belonging above all to the peasant gastronomic tradition.

Format : 250g

Production : Enna

Cicerchia Ennese Sicily

Cicerchia Ennese Sicilia is a legume that contains the taste of the Sicilian tradition . Its main characteristics are its small size, typical irregular shape and straw yellow colour.

Cicerchia Ennese Sicilia is a truly ancient but little considered legume . For this reason we are committed to spreading a legume so rich in history and linked to our territory!

The plant from which Cicerchia Ennese Sicilia comes is an annual herbaceous plant. It grows well in stony soils, not subject to particular water stagnation. It resists low temperatures and survives even in adverse environments.

What is Cicerchia?

The botanical name of Cicerchia Ennese Sicilia is Lathyrus sativus and it is a legume also known as "guinea pea" or "grass pea".

In fact, the flavor of Cicerchia Ennese Sicilia is halfway between that of peas and that of broad beans .


Cicerchia Ennese Sicilia is a very energetic food , therefore useful for those who play sports or for those who do physical work.

Cicerchia Ennese Sicilia is extremely protein and rich in fiber .

Furthermore, Cicerchia Ennese Sicilia contains vitamins of group B, vitamin PP, calcium and phosphorus.

The Cicerchia Ennese Sicilia therefore promotes blood circulation, strengthens the epithelial and bone tissue and regulates the functions of the intestine.


  • Typology : Legume

  • Color : Straw yellow

  • Shape and size : Irregular, small in size

  • Taste : Particular, mix between the pea and the broad bean

  • Properties : Very rich in proteins, vitamins and mineral salts

  • Suitable for vegans, excellent vegetable protein

  • Directions for use : it lends itself to multiple uses: from an excellent combination with molluscs and crustaceans to the protagonist of delicate soups (try it in a soup with our Sicilian Thimbles! ) A long soak is required before cooking.

Cicerchia Ennese Sicily Soup Recipe:

Before starting to prepare the Cicerchia Ennese Sicilia soup, you will have to soak the cicerchias in cold water for 24 hours, changing the water often. Then you'll be ready to start this recipe.

In a large pan, put plenty of oil and chopped onions, garlic and celery. Add the diced potatoes and roughly chopped tomatoes. Finally add the Cicerchia Ennese Sicilia , cover with water and season with salt and pepper. Add water each time until fully cooked!

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Shipping Times and Information

We are committed to bringing to your home the best taste and freshness that the Sicilian artisan food and wine tradition has to offer!

For this reason, ordinary delivery times, from the moment of notification of shipment, are generally between 7 and 15 working days:

  • In some cases the products are immediately available and ready to leave in a short time and therefore we will proceed with shipping immediately! Shipping within the national territory can also affect the speed.
  • In other cases , to guarantee maximum freshness and quality, the products are made specifically for your order! So, to produce your freshest specialties, it takes its time. International shipping may also affect the speed.

We know that speed is an important factor and for this reason we are committed to processing your orders in the shortest time.

You can follow the progress of your shipment with the no. tracking that will arrive by email a few days after the order, when the package is ready to be shipped to you!

Our staff is always available to provide you with all the information on your order and to ensure that you receive the best of our products in the shortest time possible!

Important information for USA Customers : unfortunately at the moment we CANNOT ship ALCOHOL and FISH IN OIL.

Important information for SWITZERLAND and UK customers: unfortunately we CANNOT ship ALCOHOL at the moment.

However, let's remember that all the other products are available... and delicious! Thank you.

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Cicerchia Ennese Sicily - Tasty Paths


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