lollo rosso


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lollo rosso

(ˈlɒləʊ ˈrɒsəʊ)
n
(Plants) a variety of lettuce originating in Italy, having curly red-tipped leaves and a slightly bitter taste
[Italian, literally: red husk]
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I'm torn between Avanti in Jesmond, Adriano's in Gosforth which does the best Sunday lunch, and Lollo Rosso in Morpeth, where I often pop in on a Friday after visiting our Oakland Park development.
75 you get Greek feta cheese, honey-roasted sweet potato with cous cous, chickpeas, broccoli, cauliflower, lollo rosso lettuce, apollo lettuce, tomato and red onion in a balsamic vinegar and olive oil dressing Make sure your salad is well-dressed.
For colour you can't beat red tinged lollo rosso lettuce, which has sweet, frilly leaves.
The Lollo Rosso lettuce itself provides vitamins A and C, folate and iron and is high in antioxidants.
Drill a few holes in the bottom, put a layer of gravel at the bottom and fill the rest with well-drained compost and either put in a selection of wonderful herbs like basil or marjoram or even some salads like Lollo Rosso or Swiss chard, or even nasturtiums and marigolds, and you will have results fast.
Pick the right leaf: swap the tried and tested iceberg for lollo rosso, iced gem or oak leaf lettuce, and mix in baby spinach, peppery rocket and watercress.
Giving it serious competition are the pan- seared scallops ( they are thick and juicy and you can bite into them) with balsamic reduction on a bed of greens -- lollo rosso, curly green, romaine and cucumber ( ` 850).
His recipes here are typical of the kind of fresh, light, summery dishes he likes to make, incorporating some of the home grown produce such as lambs lettuce, lollo rosso lettuce and a selection of herbs.
Purple sprouting broccoli with rich foliage colour and Italian style lettuce such as Lollo Rosso will add colour and interest to the border.
Admittedly, this glorious Stella McCartney micro allotment is a touch fanciful - if most of us had a designer bag this lovely, we'd be hard pushed to fill it with compost and lollo rosso.
The 200g bags will contain a mild selection of lollo rosso, frisee, radicchio and spinach leaves, designed to I appeal to a wide range of consumers.
8) Romaine, Lollo Rosso and Little Gem are types of what?