Belgian endive

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Belgian endive

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(ˈɛn daɪv, ɑnˈdiv)

1. a composite plant, Cichorium endivia, having a rosette of often curly-edged leaves used in salads.
2. Also called Belgian endive. a young chicory plant deprived of light to form a narrow head of whitish leaves, eaten in salads or cooked.
[1325–75; Middle English < Middle French « Medieval Greek entýbia, pl. of entýbion, derivative of earlier éntybon < Latin intubum,intibum, earlier intubus chicory, endive, perhaps < Semitic]
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Noun1.Belgian endive - young broad-leaved endive plant deprived of light to form a narrow whitish headBelgian endive - young broad-leaved endive plant deprived of light to form a narrow whitish head
chicory escarole, escarole, endive - variety of endive having leaves with irregular frilled edges
Cichorium endivia, endive, witloof - widely cultivated herb with leaves valued as salad green; either curly serrated leaves or broad flat ones that are usually blanched
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PEAR, GOATS CHEESE AND PARMA HAM SALAD Ingredients (serves 4) 2 ripe pears, cored and sliced 150g goats cheese, crumbled Mixed leaves including rocket, frisee and Belgian endive, washed and dried ' red onion, thinly sliced Handful walnut pieces ' bulb fennel, thinly sliced 8 slices Parma ham, torn up For the dressing 90ml extra virgin olive oil 30ml cider vinegar - clove garlic, crushed ' tsp Dijon mustard ' tsp wholegrain mustard 1tsp runny honey Pinch salt Method Place all the dressing ingredients in a bowl and whisk.
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