Green Dragon Apples
The Green Dragon apple in appearance resembles a lime green Golden Delicious dotted with near-microscopic brown freckles
Baby Purple Brussels Sprouts
Baby Purple Brussels sprouts are compact, tightly enveloped leaves bound into a oval sphere-shaped bud ranging in diameter of a mere 1/2 inch when mature. Their leaves range from layers of deep purple to sea green with violet red tips and veins.
Inventory, 24 ct : 3.96
This item was last sold on : 10/31/14
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.
|JR Produce||San Diego CA||858-270-3857|
|Terra Restaurant||San Diego CA||619-293-7088|
|The Farm Golf Club||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-756-5585|
|Ohana Catering||San Diego CA||858-278-1043|
|Mesa College||San Diego CA||619-388-2240|
|Lodge at Torrey Pines Main||San Diego CA||858-453-4420|
|Bahia Resort Kitchen||San Diego CA||858-488-0551|
|W San Diego Hotel||San Diego CA||619-398-3024|
|MCRD-Marine Corps Recruit Dept||San Diego CA||619-725-6388|
|Rust General Store||San Diego CA||619-295-7878|
|Brigantine La Mesa||La Mesa CA||619-465-1935|
|Searsucker||San Diego CA||619-233-7327|
|Wine Vault & Bistro||San Diego CA||619-295-3939|
|Tapenade||San Diego CA||858-551-7500|
|Green Dragon Tavern & Museum||Carlsbad CA||760-797-5579|
|Kettner Exchange||San Diego CA||312-415-5455|
|Neighbor's||San Diego CA||619-295-3173|
|Chef de Cuisine||San Diego CA||619-248-0538|
|The Hake||La Jolla CA||619-994-7832|
|Kamikaze 7 Sushi Joint||San Diego CA||818-378-5752|
|Tiger Tiger||San Diego CA||619 764 5475|
|Market Creek Events||San Diego CA||619-527-6161|
|VIP||San Diego CA||619-295-3173|
Recipes that include Kale Purple. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Brooklyn Supper||Kale Salad with Golden Beets, Green Garlic, and a Lime Vinaigrette|
|Healthy Blender Recipes||The Healthy Voyager’s Raw Vegan Chocolate Kale Chips|
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Glen Park Village Farmers' Market
Near Daly City, California, United States
About 342 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 483 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 629 days ago, 2/10/13
Spotter's comments : Breakfast tamale with vibrant purple kale!