Inventory, 24 ct : 2.88
This item was last sold on : 09/20/14
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.
|Ohana Catering||San Diego CA||858-278-1043|
|Bahia Resort Kitchen||San Diego CA||858-488-0551|
|Lodge at Torrey Pines Main||San Diego CA||858-453-4420|
|The Hake||La Jolla CA||619-994-7832|
|JR Produce||San Diego CA||858-270-3857|
|Chef de Cuisine||San Diego CA||619-248-0538|
|Baja Betty's||San Diego CA||619-269-8510|
|Common Theory||San Diego CA||858-707-7016|
|Green Dragon Tavern & Museum||Carlsbad CA||760-797-5579|
|Olivenhain Guest Home||Encinitas CA||760-753-5082|
|Tapenade||San Diego CA||858-551-7500|
|Brigantine La Mesa||La Mesa CA||619-465-1935|
|Milton's Delicatessen, Grill & Bakery||Del Mar CA||858-792-2225|
|MCRD-Marine Corps Recruit Dept||San Diego CA||619-725-6388|
|The Abbey Catering||San Diego CA||619-471-5656|
|Four Seasons Residence Club||Carlsbad CA||760 603 3700|
|Art Institute of San Diego||San Diego CA||858-598-1200|
|W San Diego Hotel||San Diego CA||619-398-3024|
|Bleu Boheme||San Diego CA||619-255-4167|
|Bang Bang||San Diego CA||619-677-2264|
Recipes that include Kale Purple. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Brooklyn Supper||Kale Salad with Golden Beets, Green Garlic, and a Lime Vinaigrette|
|Mountain Mama Cooks||Roast Pumpkin and Kale Lasagna|
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Glen Park Village Farmers' Market
Near Daly City, California, United States
About 301 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 442 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 588 days ago, 2/10/13
Spotter's comments : Breakfast tamale with vibrant purple kale!