Offering a distinct, nutty flavor described as more intense than broccoli, this pale, green vegetable looks and tastes like a cross between broccoli and cauliflower. Available starting in late summer.
Chi gu is also known as Chinese Arrowhead and cigu, it is botanically classified as Sagittaria sagittifolia -
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This item was last sold on : 03/02/15
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.
|Bahia Resort Hotel||San Diego CA||858-488-0551|
|Perfect Pairings||Carlsbad CA||760-453-7974|
|Green Dragon Tavern & Museum||Carlsbad CA||760-797-5579|
|Surf Side Cuisine||San Diego CA||619 507-0891|
|JR Produce||San Diego CA||858-270-3857|
|Industry||San Diego CA||619-719-6924|
|TREO||Rancho Santa Fe CA||760-672-2587|
|Handlery Hotel & Resort||San Diego CA||619-298-0511|
|Chef de Cuisine||San Diego CA||619-248-0538|
|Sushi Ota||San Diego CA||858-270-5047|
|Dolce Pane & Vino||Del Mar CA||858-832-1518|
|Decadent Gourmet||San Diego CA||714-206-7287|
|The Hake||La Jolla CA||619-994-7832|
|Cal A Vie||Vista CA||760-945-2055|
|Bahia Resort Kitchen||San Diego CA||858-488-0551|
|Kettner Exchange||San Diego CA||312-415-5455|
|SoCal Chef||La Mesa CA||619-251-3015|
|Lisa Campbel||San Diego CA||619-295-3173|
|Neighbor's||San Diego CA||619-295-3173|
|Ohana Catering||San Diego CA||858-278-1043|
|Sublime North Park||San Diego CA||760-931-9133|
|Double Standard Kitchenetta||San Diego CA||619-269-9676|
|The Pearl Hotel||San Diego CA||877-732-7573|
|Fish Market Downtown||San Diego CA||619-232-3474|
|Great News Cooking School||San Diego CA||888-478-2433|
|Sublime Tavern-Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-259-9100|
|Delicia's||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-756-8000|
|MCRD-Marine Corps Recruit Dept||San Diego CA||619-725-6388|
|Bishop School||San Diego CA||858-459-4021 x212|
|Choice Juicery LLC. Vista||Vista CA||760-822-6292|
|The Farm Golf Club||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-756-5585|
|Tapenade||San Diego CA||858-551-7500|
Recipes that include Kale Purple. One is easiest, three is harder.
|The Bungalow Kitchen||Garlicky Braised Kale with Sun-Dried Tomatoes|
|Cook Republic||Rainbow Radish And Purple Kale Salad|
|The Balanced Platter||Brilliantly Beet Smoothie|
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