curly endive


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curly endive

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Noun1.curly endive - crisp spiky leaves with somewhat bitter taste
salad green, salad greens - greens suitable for eating uncooked as in salads
radicchio - prized variety of chicory having globose heads of red leaves
chicory plant, Cichorium intybus, succory, chicory - perennial Old World herb having rayed flower heads with blue florets cultivated for its root and its heads of crisp edible leaves used in salads
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Besides the familiar lettuce, there is curly endive with a faintly bitter flavour and chicory to add interest to winter salads.
Spinach Asparagus Curly endive Romaine lettuce Turnip greens
Ingredients 6 fresh anchovies or 8-12 anchovy fillets preserved in olive oil (the amount depends on how much anchovy flavor you desire) 2 medium heads of fresh, curly endive 6 tablespoons plus a "beautiful swirl" of extra-virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons wine vinegar kosher or sea salt and pepper to taste Directions 1.
Chefs will highlight the regional abundance with dishes such as local root vegetables and spring herb ragu or fingerling potato and asparagus salad with curly endive and wild smoked salmon in tarragon vinaigrette.
The sandwich is then served with hand-picked rocket and curly endive leaves," he said.
Salad: 2 curly endive, selection of soft herbs (chervil, parsley, tarragon, chives).
Seed packets labeled "mesclun" are now available; they include seeds of red and green lettuce, curly endive, chicory, radicchio and arugula.
You can either buy the salad in packets for convenience or make your own by buying individual veg, such as curly endive, raddichio, oakleaf and wild rocket.
In the Mediterranean region, mesclun is best known as a mix of tasty young lettuces and piquant greens (arugula, chervil, and endive in France; chicory, curly endive, and escarole in Italy).