'Cime di rapa' translate as 'turnip tops' and is a green vegetables with buds similar to broccoli. The leaves and stems are also all edible.
If fried quickly, they can dress orecchiette (little ears of home-made pasta): a typical Apulian dish.
Also very good as an appetiser, with meat or cheeses to bring a nutty, bitter element.
Turnip tops (65%), Extra Virgin Olive Oil(30%), Hot Pepper, Garlic, Vinegar, Salt, Lemon Juice.
The I Contadini Approach;
Cultivation is carried out directly at the farm in all phases, from transplantation to harvest. An integrated farming method has been adopted to ensure a pesticide-free product.
The vegetables are sun dried on traditional gratings: which offers an unmatched result: softness of the flesh, preservation of vitamins, proteins and mineral salts.