Culinary News

Month: March 2018

Ingredient Of The Day: Pea Tendril

March 31, 2018

The Pea Tendril or Pea Green is the leafy part that sprouts from the pea pods. They have a sweet-vegetal flavor and crisp-tender texture and can be used as a garnish, in Pesto Sauce, salad, and stir-fry.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Arugula Rapini

March 30, 2018

Arugula Rapini, aka Arugula Rabe, is the result of when the wild greens begin to mature and become a hardier version of regular Arugula. They have a peppery-vegetal-slightly bitter flavor and because of their tough texture they should be cooked. Use in pasta dishes and Risotto, on pizza, and as a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Guava

March 29, 2018

The Guava is a tropical fruit with an acidic-aromatic-sweet flavor. Use for out-of-hand eating, compote, jam, and a sweet or savory sauce.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Fava Green

March 28, 2018

The Fava Green or Fava Tendril is the green from the Fava Bean. They have a grassy-vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and crisp-tender texture. Use raw or cooked for salad, Pesto Sauce, Risotto, and a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Honey Tangerine

March 27, 2018

The Honey Tangerine, aka Murcott Orange, is a sweet-juicy variety of citrus. They have a short season and they are best used for out-of-hand eating, in salad, a vinaigrette, and for cocktails.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Quail

March 26, 2018

The Quail is a small game bird with a mild-slightly sweet flavor. They can be grilled, roasted, or sautéd and are small enough to serve as an appetizer.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Onion Scrape

March 25, 2018

The Onion Scrape, aka Onion Whistle, are the shoots that sprout from the onion when they are growing in the ground. They have an earthy-floral-musty- pungent-vegetal flavor and can be used as a garnish or any application that calls for onion.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Sea Bean

March 24, 2018

The Sea Bean, aka Glasswort, Samphire, and Sea Pickle, is a water vegetable that grows in the ocean. It has a grassy-salty-vegetal flavor and crunchy texture. It is best used as a garnish to add a splash of color, crunch, and salty flavor to a dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Purple Gem Lettuce

March 23, 2018

Purple Gem Lettuce, aka Purple Little Gem Lettuce, is a salad green with a vegetal-slightly sweet flavor and crisp-crunchy texture. Use for salad, sandwiches, and as a garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Horseradish Green

March 22, 2018

The Horseradish Green, aka Horseradish Rapini, is a green with a pungent-vegetal-peppery-slightly bitter-slightly spicy flavor. Use raw or cooked for salad, stir-fry, Pesto Sauce, and as a braising green.…

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