This combination works best with fresh cannellini beans - which are obtainable for a brief period during August - but it is also very good with premium-quality dried, which are always to be found in Italian shops. If none are available, then use haricots. Prawns ’n beanz sounds a slightly odd pairing, but is eaten avidly throughout central and southern Italy.
Tiger prawns are imported frozen in blocks, most often from the estuaries of rivers running into the Bay of Bengal. When sold