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Category: New Discoveries

Ingredient Of The Day: Sir Prize Avocado

February 8, 2018

Sir Prize Avocado is a variety of avocado that is medium to large in size. They have a buttery-earthy-fruity-nutty flavor and creamy-oily texture. Use for salad, sandwich, Guacamole, sushi, vinaigrette, and a chilled avocado soup.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Black Trumpet Mushroom

February 7, 2018

The Black Trumpet Mushroom, aka Black Chanterelle and Horn Of Plenty, is a wild mushroom with an earthy flavor. Use in a pasta dish, Risotto, soup, stew, and a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Mâche

February 6, 2018

Mâche, aka Corn Salad, Field Lettuce, Field Salad, and Lamb’s Lettuce, is a delicate salad green with a mild-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and crisp-tender-slimy texture. Use in salads and as a garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Kiku Apple

February 5, 2018

The Kiku Apple is a well balanced apple with a tart-sweet flavor and crisp-juicy texture. It can be used as a baking apple but it is best used for out-of-hand eating, a fruit dish, salad, and apple sauce.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Taro Root

February 4, 2018

Taro Root is a starchy tuber with a mild-earthy-nutty flavor. Peel the skin and use in soup, stew, stir-fry, and vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Chiogga Beet

February 3, 2018

The Chiogga Beet, aka Bull’s Eye Beet, Candy Cane Beet, and Candy Stripe Beet, is a beautifully decorative beet with an earthy-slightly sweet flavor. Use in Risotto, salad, soup, as a garnish, and a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Chinese Bitter Orange

February 1, 2018

Chinese Bitter Orange, aka Bitter Lemon or Trifoliate Orange, has a sour-acidic-slightly bitter flavor. It is similar to Bergamot Orange and Seville Orange and can be used raw for Aïoli, vinaigrette, and cocktails or cooked for sauces, jam, marmalade and preserves.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Malabar Spinach

January 31, 2018

Malabar Spinach, aka Ceylon Spinach or Indian Spinach, is a variety of spinach with a vegetal flavor. Use raw or cooked for salad, soup, as a braising green, and for a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Red Endive

January 30, 2018

Red Endive is similar to regular Endive and is used the same way in salad, crudités, or used as a vehicle for a canapés, or braised for a vegetable side dish. They have a vegetal-slightly bitter-slightly sweet flavor and a crisp-crunchy texture.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Green Mango

January 29, 2018

The Green Mango is an unripe Mango and it is used for savory cooking as a vegetable. They have a tangy-tart flavor and they are used in salads or made into a relish.…

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