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Category: New Discoveries

Ingredient Of The Day: Aprium

June 10, 2022

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: Golden Thread Mushroom

June 9, 2022

The Golden Thread Mushroom, aka Caterpillar Mushroom, are very rare to find in the wild where it is available in the summertime in China. They are mostly cultivated year round and they have an earthy-musty flavor and firm texture and can be used in soup, stew, Risotto, and pasta dishes.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Forelle Pear

June 8, 2022

The Forelle Pear is a small, specialty variety of pear with a floral-fruity-sweet flavor and crisp-firm-juicy texture. They are best used for out-of-hand eating but can also be used in salad and dessert dishes.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Persian Green Plum

June 7, 2022

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: Arrowhead Cabbage

June 6, 2022

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: Dwarf Nettles

June 5, 2022

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: Micro Arugula

June 4, 2022

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: Fennel Flower

June 3, 2022

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: Pinkerton Avocado

June 2, 2022

The Pinkerton Avocado is a specialty variety with a buttery-earthy-fruity-nutty flavor and creamy-oily texture. Use for salad, sandwich, sushi, Guacamole, and for a chilled avocado soup.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Miner’s Lettuce

June 1, 2022

Miner’s lettuce, or Claytonia, is a delicate green with an earthy-grassy-vegetal flavor. The stem, leaves, and flowers are all edible and they grow wild in Northern California and can be used for a garnish, or in a sandwich or salad.…

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