This month’s supper club entry is a guest recipe from Canalotto Farm in the Enna region of Sicily. This farm restaurant is one of a range of rural country estates and working farms classed as ‘Agriturismo’ properties. These estates and farms all produce and cultivate local produce and traditional cuisines.
This traditional soup known as ‘Maccu’ or ‘Macco’ uses dried broad beans (Fava) as the main ingredient. This has been a staple dish in Sicily since ancient times, and varies regionally. The beans are harvested in the middle of March. The soup can either be made with the fresh green beans in the spring or, from the dried form in autumn and winter. During cooking the distinctive, strong flavour of the beans is brought out, so little other ingredients are needed. The outer skin is tough so needs softening and peeling before use.
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