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Ingredient Of The Day: Fava Flower

April 15, 2017

The Fava Flower are the flowers that grow on the Fava Bean plant. They are delicate and have an earthy-floral-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and are best used as a garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Red Miner’s Lettuce

April 12, 2017

Red Miner’s Lettuce, aka Indian Lettuce and Red Claytonia, is a delicate green with an earthy-grassy-vegetal flavor. Because it is such a delicate green and attractive looking, it is best used as a garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Pineberry

April 11, 2017

Pineberry is a delicate, sweeter variety of Strawberry. They have a floral-fruity-sweet flavor and juicy-tender texture. Because they are such a specialty variety, they are best used as a garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Bok Choy Sprouts

April 10, 2017

Bok Choy Sprouts are a tender microgreen with a mild-vegetal flavor. They are best used as a garnish but can also be used in salad and sandwiches.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Spring Torpedo Onion

April 9, 2017

The Spring Torpedo Onion is similar to regular onions and Scallion. They have an earthy-mild flavor and can be used as a garnish, in Risotto, salad, salsa, sauce, soup, and stir fry.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Passion Fruit

April 8, 2017

The Passion Fruit has a purple to red hard shell that is 4-8 centimeters in diameter. The edible pulp has a gelatinous texture with many black seeds and an aromatic-floral-tart-slightly sweet flavor. You can turn the pulp into a purée and use in fruit dishes, sauces, baked goods and dessert dishes.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Green Strawberry

April 6, 2017

The Green Strawberry are unripe strawberries that are usually used for savory cooking. They have an acidic-fruity-tart-slightly sweet flavor and can be pickled. Use as a garnish, in relish, salad, and salsa.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Arugula Blossom

April 5, 2017

Arugula Blossom or Arugula Flower are the flowers that grow on the Arugula plant in the spring and summer. They have a floral-nutty-pungent flavor and are used as a garnish, in salad, pasta dish, and Risotto.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Purple Asparagus

April 4, 2017

Purple Asparagus is similar to Green Asparagus with a grassy-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor. Use the same way as regular Asparagus for salad, soup, crudités, Prosciutto Crudo, Risotto, and pasta dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Red Hawaiian Salt

April 3, 2017

Red Hawaiian Salt or Red Alaea Salt is a variety of salt from Hawaii. it has a mild-earthy-salty flavor and is best used as a finishing salt or garnish.…

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