French endive


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Related to French endive: curly endive, escarole
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Noun1.French endive - young broad-leaved endive plant deprived of light to form a narrow whitish headFrench 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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The other dish today is inspired by the classic French endive au gratin, where braised chicory is wrapped in slices of ham, buried in a rich white sauce and finished with cheese and breadcrumbs.
Witloof (said to be a translation for white-leaf) chicory is also called Belgian endive or French endive (Cichorium endiva) is a close relative of chicory.