Zuppa di lenticchie – Lentil soup

Italians have always eaten a special meal for luck on New Year’s Day. Lentils – coin shaped – are said to ensure financial security in the New Year. In the North, particularly the region of Emilia-Romagna, lentils are traditionally served with delicately spiced cotechino* sausage. Make this recipe with less liquid to accompany cotechino.

LENTICCHIE IN UMIDO – Braised Lentils

Italians have always eaten for luck in the New Year. Lentils, coin shaped, are said to ensure financial security in the New Year. In the North, particularly the region of Emilia-Romagna, lentils are traditionally served with delicately spiced cotechino sausage. Try to find the very small Italian lentils from Pantelleria, …

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