Italian Black Summer Truffles
Black summer truffles are more subtle than the winter variety. Shave truffle over cooked potatoes, toss with herbs and a shallot vinaigrette. Thinly shave truffle over scrambled eggs.
It is the only lettuce type that does not occur in red form as well as green. Iceberg is the given name to dozens of cultivars of lettuce, all of which are adapted to specific planting regions and time periods.
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California cilantro is available year round.
Cilantro root is said to have antibiotic medicinal qualities.
Cilantro is the leaves and stems of the coriander plant, also known as Chinese Parsley. A member of the carrot family, cilantro is the most widely used, aromatic, leafy herb in the world. Cilantro roots have an aromatic, somewhat bitter flavor that can be too intense for some people. They also possess a deep, earthy flavor lacking in the leaves and stems.
Most people will recognize cilantro as the green stuff in Mexican salsa. Cilantro's strong aroma and flavor can border on soapiness and is repulsive to many people even in small quantities. It pairs well with tomatoes, lime and onions. Cilantro root is often used when making broth in Thai cooking. The root's strong taste is tempered when rendered with garlic, salt and Thai peppercorns. The strong aromas can also help to cut down the smell of meat, and enhance the aromas of the broth.
Cilantro is widely used throughout Asia, India, North Africa and in Latin America where it is an integral ingredient in fresh salsas and sauces. Cilantro root is used as one of the four main components in Thai seasoning pastes, along with garlic, salt and Thai peppercorns. Cilantro root is essential to making an authentic Thai curry.
Recipes that include Cilantro Roots. One is easiest, three is harder.