Ciceri e tria means, in the Salento dialect, pasta and chickpeas. It is a recipe of truly disarming simplicity. Yet, this incredible simplicity is counterpointed by a truly extraordinary flavor. You will need very few ingredients to savor one of the cornerstones of the Salento tradition and to fall in love, bite after bite. Take advantage of the Box signed by LaTerraDiPuglia to prepare your Ciceri and Tria thanks to the right but above all genuine and local ingredients.
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Sweet and sour peppers
Wooden box with terracotta jar and 3 liters of BIO oil
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Handmade Potatoes and Rosemary Taralli
Taralli with turmeric and chia seeds
"Cheese and black pepper" Handmade taralli
Tarallini garlic, olive oil and hot pepper
Soak the chickpeas from the night before, and in the morning put them in a pot with the herbs (celery, carrot and onion), covering them with at least two fingers of water and taking care, during cooking, to check that its level remains always constant and adding more when necessary, always very hot. Cook over low heat for at least three hours, adding salt only at the end.
Put the oil in a saucepan and fry, until golden brown, 50 g of "tria". In the pot of chickpeas, add the remaining pasta and cook, stirring gently. Before draining and serving, add the already fried tria together with its oil and continue cooking for a minute. Turn off, pour a drizzle of oil and add a grind of white pepper.
Serve with a good glass of Negroamaro IGP red wine.