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Ingredient Of The Day: Pineberry

April 14, 2018

The Pineberry is a more delicate and 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: Radish Blossom

April 13, 2018

The Radish Blossom, or Radish Flower, is an edible flower with a floral-peppery-slightly spicy flavor. They are best used as a garnish but can also be used for Risotto, salad and stir-fry.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: White Spring Onion

April 12, 2018

The White Spring Onion is milder than regular onions and the tops and bottoms are used. They have an earthy flavor and are used like regular onions in Risotto, salad, salsa, sauce, soup, and stir-fry.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Bishop’s Weed

April 11, 2018

Bishop’s Weed, aka Fish Mint, Fishwort, Goutweed, and Heartleaf, is used as an herb. It has a fishy-minty-pungent flavor and should be used sparingly as a garnish, in salad, vinaigrette, and many other dishes.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Fresh Garbanzo Bean

April 10, 2018

The Fresh Garbanzo Bean has a much different flavor and texture than Dried Garbanzo Bean. They require less cooking time and have an earthy-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and can be used for Hummus, salad, soup, and a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Purple Asparagus

April 9, 2018

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

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Ingredient Of The Day: Green Strawberry

April 8, 2018

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

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Ingredient Of The Day: Fava Flower

April 7, 2018

The Fava Flower is the flower that grows 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: Ramp

April 6, 2018

The Ramp, or Wild Leek, is similar to a spring onion with an earthy-mild-slightly sweet flavor. Use them whole and braise, roast, sauté, or grill for a sauce, garnish, Risotto, and vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Tamarind

April 5, 2018

Tamarind, aka Indian Date and Tamarindo, is used for flavoring dishes such as chutney, curry, jam, preserves, sauce, soup, and stews. It has an acidic-sour sweet flavor when it is young and a slightly sweet flavor when it matures. Peel the brittle pod and remove the pulp and cover with boiling water and then make …

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