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
Black Italian Cabbage
Inventory, 12 ct : 19.50
This item was last sold on : 07/22/14
Black Italian cabbage is available year round with winter crops offering the best quality.
Palm tree-like fronds are a characteristic of the black Italian cabbage. Also called Tuscan kale, Toscano kale and Lecano kale, these curly-edged leaves grow out of a central stalk. When the central stalk of this Tuscan kale is harvested, mini-black cabbages are produced on the stalk. This variety offers its very own subtle green cabbage flavor that has a tangy bite with an almost sweet aftertaste.
Low in calories, cabbage offers vitamin C, folic acid, calcium, and potassium. It is said cabbage stimulates the immune system and prevents cancer. Cabbage juice is claimed to be helpful for arthritis, gastric ulcers, depression, and gout.
Young raw leaves are tasty in salads. Pairs with beans or pork. Cook until soft in olive oil with a generous amount of garlic for a palate-pleasing side dish. To use kale leaves as food wrappers, blanch leaves briefly in lightly salted water. Place cubes of favorite cheese in leaf; wrap and bake. Shrimp or prawn tails are excellent choices for wrapping in these spunky tasting leaves. Risotto is superb wrapped in kale leaves and gently braised.
A mythical Italian Franciscan monk, Friar Foreteller in his almanac provided tips on home cures that utilize vegetables, herbs and fruit. The entire cabbage family is esteemed in his writings for its scar-healing, disinfectant, anti-rheumatic, decongestant and anti-diabetic powers. Blanched cabbage leaves can be applied topically to burns or irritated skin for relief.
Italian cabbage is an international hybrid and a prized Tuscan specialty referred to as "cavolo nero" or black cabbage in English. Abundantly available in Tuscany, black cabbage supplies are very limited in other parts of the world. Italian cuisine especially favors this cabbage in the cold-weather cooking season. A member of the Crucifer or mustard family, cabbage is a prehistoric Mediterranean wild plant. Classified by its many forms, cabbage is diversified into leaves (kale), heads (common or Savoy cabbage), gems (Brussels sprouts), hypertrophied flowers (broccoli and cauliflower), or into roots (turnips).
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|San Diego Humane Society||San Diego CA||619-299-7012|
|Omnivore Eating Experiences||San Diego CA||619-890-0809|
|La Valencia||San Diego CA||858-551-3750|
|Armijo Food Group||San Diego CA||619-735-5814|
|Ironside Inc.||San Diego CA||312-852-6308|
|Whisknladle||San Diego CA||858-551-7575|
|Prepkitchen La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-875-7737|
|Pour House||Oceanside CA||760-730-5944|
|Barbarella||San Diego CA||858-454-7373|
|Pacific Beach Ale House||San Diego CA||858-581-2337|
|La Villa||San Diego CA||619-255-5221|
|Trattoria I Trulli||Encinitas CA||760-943-6800|
|Davanti Enoteca India St.||San Diego CA||619-237-9606|
|The Land & Water Company||Carlsbad CA||760-729-5263|
|Allure Restaurant||San Diego CA||619-236-0800|
|US Grant Hotel Grill||San Diego CA||619-232-3121|
|Crown Point Catering||San Diego CA||619-223-1211|
|Juniper & Ivy||San Diego CA||858-481-3666|
|La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club||San Diego CA||858-454-7126|
|Claire's on Cedros||Solana Beach CA||858-259-8597|
|Bleu Boheme||San Diego CA||619-255-4167|
|Bahia Resort Hotel||San Diego CA||858-488-0551|
|Rare Form||San Diego CA||619-295-3172|
|Neighbor's||San Diego CA||619-295-3173|
|JR Produce||San Diego CA||858-270-3857|
|Waypoint Public||San Diego CA||619-255-8778|
|The Shores||La Jolla CA||858-459-8271|
|Bernard'O Restaurant||San Diego CA||858-487-7171|
|Table 926||San Diego CA||858-539-0926|
|Blue Ribbon Hillcrest Rustic Kitchen||San Diego CA||760-415-2380|
|The Wine Pub||San Diego CA||619-758-9325|
|Georges at the Cove||San Diego CA||858-454-4244|
|Hotel Palomar-Salt Box||San Diego CA||619-515-4062|
|Cowboy Star||San Diego CA||619-450-5880|
|Third Corner Encinitas||Encinitas CA||619-417-9251|
|Marriott Gaslamp||San Diego CA||619-696-0234 x6051|
|Heat Bar & Kitchen||San Diego CA||619-546-4328|
|Baci||San Diego CA||619-275-2094|
|The Bellows||San Marcos CA||619-395-6325|
|Cucina Urbana||San Diego CA||619-239-2222|
|Toast Catering||san diego CA||858.208.9422|
|Davanti Enoteca El Camino Real||San Diego CA||858-519-5060|
|Ballast Point Restaruant - Little Italy||San Diego CA||619-298-2337|
|Blue Ocean||Carlsbad CA||415-305-0399|
|Amici's East Coast Pizzeria-La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-729-9988|
|Craft and Commerce (Sekscobra Inc.)||San Diego CA||619-962-5935|
|Zeetogroup||San Diego CA||619-955-8558|
|Just Call Us Catering||San Diego CA||858-461-3674|
|Collwood Terrace||San Diego CA||619-287-2920|
|Searsucker||San Diego CA||619-233-7327|
|Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-759-6063|
|Waters Catering||San Diego CA||619-276-8803 ex 4|
|Don Chido||San Diego CA||716-316-8374|
|Lodge at Torrey Pines Main||San Diego CA||858-453-4420|
|J six||San Diego CA||619-531-8744|
|Solace & the Moonlight Lounge||Encinitas CA||760-753-2433|
|Amici's East Coast Pizzeria-Hillcrest||San Diego CA||619-260-1111|
|The Bristol Hotel||San Diego CA||877-784-6835|
|Bread & Cie Café||San Diego CA||619-683-9322|
|Paradise Point Resort Main Kitchen||San Diego CA||858-490-6363|
|Culinary Concepts||San Diego CA||858-530-1885|
|Local Tap House & Kitchen||Oceanside CA||760-547-1469|
|The Lion Share||San Diego CA||619-564-6924|
|The Joint||San Diego CA||619-222-8272|
|The Compass||Carlsbad CA||760-419-8343|
|Cucina Enoteca||Del Mar CA||619-239-2222|
|The Crossings||Carlsbad CA||760-444-1800|
Recipes that include Black Italian Cabbage. One is easiest, three is harder.
|$tarrBuck||Susan’s Ribollita (Tuscan Stale Bread Soup with Black Kale)|
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Spotter's comments : Really good quality black kale here at Specialty! This is great for everything including chips!