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Category: New Discoveries

Ingredient Of The Day: Oca Potato

June 12, 2020

The Oca Potato, aka New Zealand Yam, is a small, red variety of potato similar to a yam with a slightly sweet-tangy flavor. Use in soup, stew, and a vegetable side dish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Arrowhead Cabbage

June 11, 2020

The Arrowhead Cabbage, aka Early Jersey Wakefield Cabbage, is a variety of cabbage with a cone shape. They have an earthy-mild-slightly sweet flavor and are used as a braising green, in egg rolls, salad, soup, spring rolls, stew, and stir-fry.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Purple Tomatillo

June 10, 2020

The Purple Tomatillo, aka Purple Husk Tomato, can be used like regular Tomatillo in relish, salsa, soup, and stew. They have an acidic-fruity-tart flavor and gelatinous texture.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Popcorn Shoot

June 9, 2020

The Popcorn Shoot, aka Corn Shoots or Popcorn Microgreens, is a sprout that needs to be grown away from the sun. They have a buttery-sweet flavor and a crunchy texture and are best used as a garnish to highlight their uniqueness.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Aprium

June 8, 2020

The Aprium is an apricot-plum hybrid with a fruity-sweet-tangy flavor. Use for out-of-hand eating, baked goods and desserts such as pies, crisps, crumbles and cobblers, and for jam and preserves.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Dwarf Nettles

June 7, 2020

Dwarf Nettles are young Stinging Nettles that have no sting so you can use them raw. They have a mild-grassy flavor and can be used for a garnish or in salad.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Fennel Flower

June 6, 2020

Fennel Flower is the flowering tops that grow from the fennel plant and are best used as a garnish for savory and sweet dishes. They have an anise-aromatic-pungent-strong flavor and crunchy texture.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Persian Green Plum

June 5, 2020

The Persian Green Plum are mostly used unripe and prepared by cooking or pickling. They have a fruity-sour-tart flavor and firm-crisp-crunchy texture and are most commonly used to make chutney.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Micro Arugula

June 4, 2020

Micro Arugula is an Arugula Microgreen with a mild-nutty flavor. They are used primarily as a garnish but they can also be used in a salad or sandwich.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Bee Pollen

June 3, 2020

Bee Pollen, aka Bee Bread and Pollen Ball, is the primary source of protein for the bee hive. For culinary purposes it is often used as a health supplement but can also be used as a garnish for a cheese plate and desserts.…

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