Slightly kidney-shaped with squarish ends, cannellini beans are from Italy and are creamy white in colour. When cooked, they have a fluffy texture and a slightly nutty, mild flavour. Suitable to cook in soups, tuna, casseroles etc.
A variety of kidney beans. It is in pinkish-brown colour with reddish-brown streaks. It is widely used in Italian dishes and have a sweetish flavour with a smooth creamy texture. Work well in salads and casseroles.
They have a robust, somewhat peppery flavor. Green lentils generally take the longest to cook, upwards of 45 minutes, but they keep a firm texture even after cooking. This makes them ideal for salads and other side dishes.