The Babaco fruit is torpedo shaped with five deep longitudinal furrows that resemble the shape of a star. The fruit's skin is smooth and thin and when fully rip will turn golden yellow in color.
Resembling a Chinese lantern, the gooseberry is wrapped in a thin, papery, inflated skin. These very tart, piquant fruits turn from a pale green to an amber or gold color as they ripen and offer a flavor similar to a gooseberry or a tart green grape.
Inventory, 4 oz : 7.00
This item was last sold on : 11/22/14
MicroGreen celery is available year-round.
Currently, California is the top producer of celery, which harvests this vegetable year-round. There are two different varieties of celery a green or Pascal stalk and a yellow or self-blanching stalk. The green Pascal stalk is the preferred variety in the United States.
MicroGreen celery produces a flat fan-shaped green leaf. MicroGreen celery has a mild acid content and tastes similar to regular celery.
Celery seeds were used in Ayurvedic medicine for everything from colds to arthritis. Micro celery's leaves contain notable amounts of potassium, folic acid, carbohydrates, protein, dietary fiber, vitamin A, vitamin B-complex, vitamin C, vitamin E, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, calcium and supports weight loss. Essential oil extracted from the celery plant has been used in soothing remedies for nervousness, osteoarthritis, gout and arthritis.
MicroGreen celery is used to garnish any soup or stew that uses the french combination of mirepoix (carrots, celery, and onion). MicroGreen celery can also be used as a garnish for deviled eggs, salads or various pasta dishes. Make a milder version of pesto by substituting MicroGreen celery for basil.
In ancient times, the Greeks considered celery to be a holy or sacred herb that was given to the winners of sporting events. On the contrary, the Romans valued celery for its culinary uses rather than symbolism or religion. In more recent history, celery was first domesticated by the Italians in the 17th century.
The celery plant is native to the Mediterranean region and was cultivated over three thousand years ago. Celery is a biennial herbaceous plant of the Umbelliferae family, which also includes carrots, parsley, fennel, dill and anise. It is botanically named Apium graveolens. Its wild ancestor was called "smallage," a bitter tasting marsh plant that was used primarily as a medicine. Celery was first recorded as a food plant in France in 1623.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|US Grant Hotel Main||San Diego CA||619-232-3121|
|Allure Restaurant||San Diego CA||619-236-0800|
|Fish Public||San Diego CA||619-281-4014|
|La Villa||San Diego CA||619-255-5221|
|La Costa Resort & Spa||Carlsbad CA||760-930-7063|
|Hotel Palomar-Salt Box||San Diego CA||619-515-4062|
|Sheraton La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-453-5500|
|Waters Catering||San Diego CA||619-276-8803 ex 4|
|Vista Valley||Vista CA||760-758-2800|
|The Spot||San Diego CA||858-459-0800|
|J six||San Diego CA||619-531-8744|
|Pizzeria Mozza-San Diego||San Diego CA||619-376-4353|
|Paradise Point Employee||San Diego CA||858-490-6363|
|Searsucker||San Diego CA||619-233-7327|
|Prepkitchen Little Italy||San Diego CA||619-247-0394|
|The Crossings||Carlsbad CA||760-444-1800|
|Festivities Catering||San Diego CA||858-586-2121|
|Lauberge Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-259-1515|
|Comun Kitchen and Tavern||San Diego CA||619-213-4277|
|The Lion Share||San Diego CA||619-564-6924|
|La Costa Diversions and Edge Pool||Carlsbad CA||760-930-7063|
|Wine Vault & Bistro||San Diego CA||619-295-3939|
|Giuseppe Restaurants & Fine Catering||San Diego CA||619-838-8268|
Recipes that include Micro Celery. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Penniless Parenting||Celery Leaf and Basil Pesto|
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Whole Foods Market
Near Seattle, Washington, United States
About 325 days ago, 1/02/14
Spotter's comments : Micro Celery spotted at Whole Foods Market. These little greens are sooo good for you!
Searsucker Near Hidden Meadows, California, United States
About 662 days ago, 1/30/13