Medium to large in size the Alemow can be recognized by its protruding mammilla or its knob-like and bumpy exterior. Its shape is round to ovate.
Miyamairakusa are tender and crisp wild edible plants whose leaves, stems and roots are all edible. Leaves are heart-shaped, toothed and hairy; stems are crisp and fibrous. The leaves and stems are covered in tiny stinging and non-stinging hairs
Inventory, 24 ct : 2.79
This item was last sold on : 07/28/14
Purple kale is available year round with a peak season during the winter months.
Purple kale produces serrated vibrant purple variegated ruffled leaves. This attractive vegetable offers a mild cabbage flavor and a chewy semi-crisp texture.
Tender Purple kale greens are a great intense addition to mixed green salads. They are great carriers for peanuts, almonds, tamari, chiles and other Asian ingredients like sesame oil and ginger. The leaves can be eaten raw, braised, grilled and added to soups and stews.
Since kale survives well in cold climates, it is a favorite mealtime entree served in Scandinavia, Germany, Holland and Scotland. it is also popular in a Portugese soup titled caldo verde, a hearty broth of potatoes, savories and sausage.
Beautiful ornamental purple kale, Brassica oleracea, is cultivated from the dwarf variety of kale and looks like a giant ruffled flower. Although it will grow in warmer climates, cooler weather suits flowering kale much better, but it isn't quite as cold hardy as common kale.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Olivenhain Guest Home||Encinitas CA||760-753-5082|
|Cups Farm||La Jolla CA||619-261-9032|
|Green Dragon Tavern & Museum||Carlsbad CA||760-797-5579|
|Ohana Catering||San Diego CA||858-278-1043|
|JR Produce||San Diego CA||858-270-3857|
|Hotel Palomar-Salt Box||San Diego CA||619-515-4062|
Recipes that include Kale Purple. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Mountain Mama Cooks||Roast Pumpkin and Kale Lasagna|
|My New Roots||Roasted Kale and Beets with Honey-Horseradish Vinaigrette|
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Glen Park Village Farmers' Market
Near Daly City, California, United States
About 247 days ago, 11/24/13
Spotter's comments : Purple Kale spotted at Glen Park Village Farmers' Market. Different effect than green kale, purple adds a new color to a dish. Organic from J&M Ibarra Farm.
Root 246 Near Solvang, California, United States
About 388 days ago, 7/05/13
Spotter's comments : Chef was picking it from the garden out front as we walked up!
Barrio Starr Near San Diego, California, United States
About 534 days ago, 2/10/13
Spotter's comments : Breakfast tamale with vibrant purple kale!