ThereFava larga of Leonforteis excellent enjoyed the pasta dishes, boiled with herbs, spices and seasoning, or stewed long and fragrant with wild herbs.
Therebeanis an ancient legume, into widespread past, which was grown in rotation with wheat to enrich the soil with nitrogen.
For their high content of protein and nutrients were called "the meat of the poor". Today we know that they are a valuable source of minerals and proteins.
Therefava wide Leonforteenters fully into the basket of typical products of the Mediterranean diet and is one of the principals of Slowfood.
It is practiced in the territory of the municipality of Leonforte and surrounding municipalities (Assoro, Nissoria, Enna). Most of the transactions to its cultivation are still carried out manually and this determines its processing without chemical pesticides.
The farm is located in Leonforte Agrirape (EN) and now manufactures for several years some of the most 'extraordinary products of this land: Fava larga of Leonforte, Fishing Settembrina of Leonforte, Black Lentil of the hills of Enna, of peach jam, white peach and apricot Leonforte. All the typical products of the province of Enna.