Of the more than five thousand varieties of potatoes in the world, the most common variety in the United States is the Red potato. Red potatoes are often labeled as "new potatoes' though this a reference to a potato harvested immaturely
Porcini mushrooms are an edible wild mushroom whose fruitbody can be described as having a dense, white stipe (stem) that will turn yellow-brown with age. It has a large cap that is pale to rust brown and continues to darken as it matures.
Brown Turkey Figs
Inventory, 3 lbs : 0.33
This item was last sold on : 12/07/13
Brown Turkey figs are available in early spring through early winter. Beginning in winter, night temperatures drop causing a change in the fruit's texture and the fig is no longer at its best for culinary use. The interior of the fig becomes woody and dry, and the seeds begin to separate from the flesh.
There are almost two hundred cultivars of figs, thus they grow in a wide range of shapes, colors and textures. The Brown Turkey fig, Ficus carica is considered the best growing variety of figs. Other names for Brown Turkey figs include Aubique Noire, Negro Largo and San Piero. Brown Turkey fig trees bear a first crop, called the breba crop, in the spring from the last season's growth. The second crop is borne in the fall on the new growth and is known as the main crop.
The Brown Turkey fig has a variegated, rusted red to purple skin with slightly pale green shoulders. The fruit will often crack upon ripeness, exposing its flesh at its stem end and sometimes . Its flesh is the color of a rosé with amber-toned edible seeds. The edible seeds are numerous and generally hollow, unless pollinated. Pollinated seeds provide the characteristic nutty taste of dried figs. The overall flavor of a ready-to-eat Brown Turkey fig is decadently sweet, providing flavors of hazelnuts and confectionaries.
Fresh figs are a good source of vitamin B6, protein, calcium, phosphorus and iron, plus are cholesterol-free, sodium-free and fat-free. A compound found in figs, called benzaldehyde, has been shown to help shrink tumors in some tests.
To prepare, wash well. To store, lay on a paper towel; cover with plastic; refrigerate up to three days. Use ripe figs immediately. Figs may be frozen up to six months.
Figs are one of the very first plants to be cultivated by humans. They have been documented throughout history as a food source for over 11,000 years. They were first cultivated in ancient Egypt, though they are believed to be indigenous to Western Asia. Figs still have a huge presence in Northern Africa and throughout the eastern Mediterranean, specifically Greece and Turkey. Brown Turkey figs are originally from Provence, France. They have been naturalized throughout the Western Mediterranean and temperate regions of the United States, though they grow best in Southern California. Figs require full sun all day to ripen palatable fruits. Cold Springs and cloudy Summers can lead to a dismal fig season.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Stevie's Catering||San Diego CA||619-298-7706|
|Herringbone||La Jolla CA||858-459-0221|
|The Rose Wine Pub on 30th||San Diego CA||619-280-1815|
|Cueva Bar||San Diego CA||619-269-6612|
|Fishery||San Diego CA||858-272-9985|
|Four Seasons Residence Club||Carlsbad CA||760 603 3700|
|Marine Group Boat Works||Chula Vista CA||619-621-2220|
|Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront & Spa||Carlsbad CA||760-602-0800|
|Pamplemousse Grill||Solana Beach CA||858-792-9090|
|Leroy's Kitchen & Lounge||Coronado CA||619-522-6890|
|Hotel Del Coronado Banquets||Coronado CA||619-435-6611|
|Cafe Chloe||San Diego CA||619-232-3242|
|Crown Point Catering||San Diego CA||619-223-1211|
|Georges at the Cove||San Diego CA||858-454-4244|
|Cucina Urbana||San Diego CA||619-239-2222|
|Cal A Vie||Vista CA||760-945-2055|
|The Crossings||Carlsbad CA||760-444-1800|
|Searsucker||San Diego CA||619-233-7327|
|Barleymash||San Diego CA||619-276-6700 x304|
|Waters Catering||San Diego CA||619-276-8803 ex 4|
|Sbicca||Del Mar CA||858-481-1001|
|Toast Enoteca Cucina||San Diego CA||619-269-4342|
|Cucina Enoteca||Del Mar CA||619-239-2222|
|Blue Point / Coastal Cuisine||San Diego CA||619-233-6623|
|US Grant Hotel Grill||San Diego CA||619-232-3121|
|Golden Door||San Marcos CA||760-761-4142|
|Sheraton La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-453-5500|
|Inn at Rancho Santa Fe||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-381-8289|
|Sea & Smoke||Del Mar CA||858-925-8212|
Recipes that include Brown Turkey Figs. One is easiest, three is harder.
People have spotted Brown Turkey Figs using the Specialty Produce app for iPhone and Android.
Produce Spotting allows you to share your produce discoveries with your neighbors and the world! Is your market carrying green dragon apples? Is a chef doing things with shaved fennel that are out of this world? Pinpoint your location annonymously through the Specialty Produce App and let others know about unique flavors that are around them.
Fresh Meadows New York
Near Queens, New York, United States
About 67 days ago, 10/02/13
Spotter's comments : Brown Turkey Figs spotted at Fresh Meadows New York .
Whole Foods Market
Near Mason Montgomery Rd & Merten Dr, Ohio, United States
About 105 days ago, 8/25/13
???? ?? ???????
Near Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
About 217 days ago, 5/05/13
Spotter's comments : Brown Turkey Figs fresh at Petit Market in Toyko.
Near San Diego, California, United States
About 225 days ago, 4/27/13
Spotter's comments : Specialty has delicious figs for sale today. They have a buttery-burnt sugar finish.