Cannellini beans are highly recommended to eat as part of any kind of diet. With their long thin shape and glossy white colour, they are rich in nutritional properties, have few calories and are virtually fat-free.
Caper berries are the semi-green fruit of a Capparis Spinosa, the flowering bush that grows wild along the Mediterrnaean coastline, and are the prized, less intense version of the typical nonpareil caper. These juicy, pickled, grape-sized treats are wonderful with seafood and as a garnish for salads. Enjoy their delicate texture just like an olive or toss with pasta in a cream or butter sauce.
Choice tender yet firm ceci are extremely versatile and extensively used in Mediterranean cooking. The chick peas contain unsaturated fatty acids, better known by the name of Omega 3, which, in addition to preventing states of depression have properties known to lower triglycerides and above all are bene cial to the heart rhythm.