The fesol de l’ull ros (blond-eyed bean) is a type of dried bean that is typical of the Empordà region an that has been grown here for a very long time. It is planted close to Sant Ponç sint’s day (11 may) and is harvested by hand. In around August, the fresh beans are harvested and the shelled and by September they are dried, but they are exquisite when they are fresh too. The traditional dish is boiled fesol de l’ull ros beans served with boiled sausage.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PRODUCT
They ara small with a mild flavour and a fine skin, meaning they are easy to cook. They are a yellowish colour with a Brown stain in the middle. They are slightly hooked shaped.
ORIGIN OF THE PRODUCE
Grown and packaged exclusively in the Empordà region.
The dried bean is mainly sold in 500-g or 1-kg packages. If already cooked, it usually comes in 750-g containers.
Sotre in dry, dark place at room temperature.