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The Zolfini beans from the Fattoria di Arcetri farm, definitely the best Tuscan delicacy, one of the most famous traditional Tuscan food, characterized by an intense flavor, by the thin “skin” and the high digestibility.
It’s also known as the “hundred bean”, due to the period of the sowing, which takes place on the 100th day of the year, and as the “burrino bean” (“butter bean”).
The cultivation of this variety of beans is quite rare because of the attention which is required in all the process, starting from the germination to a rather difficult irrigation. This is why the production of the Zolfini had a strong slowdown between the years 1970/1980. Thanks to the passion, the experience and the love for their region that farmers like Guido from the Arcetri Farm put every day in their work, the zolfini beans can nowadays arrive on our tables, with their delicious flavor.
The zolfino bean, the excellent Tuscan beans, stands out among the Italian specialties for its delicate taste, it can be defined as a protagonist of the Mediterranean diet, providing vitamins, minerals and proteins to the body.
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