an Italian red-leafed salad green
A red and white colored salad green also suitable for cooked preparations. Radicchio is a member of the chicory family and different varieties range from mild to bitter tasting. Purchase radicchio that has a small, tightly packed head, with a rich burgundy color and an unblemished based. The leaves should be firm and crisp. Radicchio is excellent in salads and as a garnish. It will last a long time after purchasing when stored in the refrigerator.
A crisp bitter, peppery variety of chicory.
prized variety of chicory having globose heads of red leaves
This bitter red lettuce comes in a compact head the size of a small orange or apple. Also called Italian red chicory, its leaves are striated red and white and slightly bitter. A small amount adds a tangy taste and red color to salads; the Italians often serve it grilled.
a form of chicory or endive. It may be green or red and is eaten in salads, or grilled, baked, or used in risottos. Sharp- flavoured.
A leaf vegetable related to Belgian endive. The most common variety has a spherical head, reddish purple leaves with creamy white ribs, and a mildly bitter flavor. Served raw in salads, or cooked, usually by grilling.
A crisp variety of chicory with a bitter, peppery taste. Radicchio has small hearts, red with white veins, and is generally used in salads mixed with other salad leaves.
This red-leafed Italian chicory is most often used as a salad green. The leaves are tender but firm and have a slightly bitter flavour. Besides being used in salad, radicchio may also be grilled, sauteed or baked.
A member of the chicory family with red and white leaves. The different varities range from mild to extremely bitter. The round Verona variety are the most common in the US. Radicchio is used most often in salads, but is quite suitable to cooked preparations.
With its distinctive pinky, red leaves radicchio adds a splash of colour to any bowl of salad. It is a member of the chicory family, although it has a less marked bitter flavour. Its leaves have a chewy texture similar to cabbage leaves. Uses: In salads and as a garnish for a variety of savoury dishes.
A salad green with red and white leaves; varities range from mild to bitter.
a bitter salad lettuce usually with round leaves and deep red and white coloring.
A red miniature leaf with a slightly bitter flavor.
a red-leaf Italian chicory that has a slightly bitter flavor; most commonly used as a salad green but is also delicious grilled or saut
A member of the chicory family sometimes known as...
Radicchio is a leaf chicory (Cichorium intybus, Asteraceae), sometimes known as Italian chicory. It is grown as a leaf vegetable which usually has white-veined red leaves. It has a bitter and spicy taste, which mellows when it is grilled or roasted.