Amla are small, round berries with light-green skin. The skin is almost translucent, with 6 to 8 faint yellow striations, making the Amla appear to be segmented. The skin is tough, yet thin with a flesh that is crisp and juicy
Wild Rice Shoots
The actual Wild Rice plant grows from 1.2 to 2.4 m in height and its leaves, when fully elongated, measure from 30 to 60 cm in length. The enlarged shoots are harvested, and the upper leaves cut off showing only the shoot with husk-like wrapper leaves.
Inventory, 20 lbs : 1.95
This item was last sold on : 03/09/14
Murcott tangerines are available from mid-winter until early spring.
Murcott tangerines are a late maturing tangerine that are sometimes mislabeled as "honey" tangerines and "Smith" tangerines; they should not be confused with the "honey" variety and Smith is a secondary name referencing its breeder. The Murcott tangerine is the hybrid result from a citrus breeding program within The United States Department of Agriculture. The documentation of its exact parentage is limited.
The Murcott tangerine can be distinguished from other varieties by its pebbled peel that clings to its segmented flesh. It is not easy to peel and can bear small seeds in numerous amounts. Its golden orange skin is thin and fragrant and its flesh is bright orange, juicy and sweet. Because its flesh is laden with seeds, it is preferred as a juicing tangerine.
Murcott tangerines are used primarily for their juice because of their high seed content. Freeze juice into sorbets and granitas, blend with other citrus juices, or use in jams, curds and tarts. Add segments to salads and pair with duck, fennel, avocado, onion and olives. Use fresh chiles and herbs, goat cheeses, honey, ginger, young olive oils and dried spices such as cinnamon, oregano and saffron. Murcott tangerines will keep at room temperature but should be refrigerated for longer storage.
The Murcott tangerine's origins began in the early 1900's at a breeding nursery in Florida. Murcott tangerine trees were created from budwood by Charles Murcott Smith. Commercial production of the Murcott tangerine would occur on a large scale in the 1940's and continues to grow as an important tangerine variety in citrus growing regions of Florida and California. Murcott tangerine trees are cold hardy though not frost resistant. When trees bear heavy crops in one season, they often do not bear fruit the following year.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Pacifica Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-792-0505|
|The Shores||La Jolla CA||858-459-8271|
|Prepkitchen La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-875-7737|
|Quality Social||San Diego CA||619-501-7675|
|Bali Hai Restaurant||San Diego CA||619-222-1181|
|Four Seasons Residence Club||Carlsbad CA||760 603 3700|
|Prepkitchen Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-792-7737|
|Juan Chou||San Diego CA||619-487-0455|
|Vertex||San Diego CA||858-404-6612|
|The Crossings||Carlsbad CA||760-444-1800|
|Del Mar Country Club||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-759-5500 x207|
|Matt Johnson||San Diego CA||619 295 3172|
|Wine Vault & Bistro||San Diego CA||619-295-3939|
|Prepkitchen Little Italy||San Diego CA||619-247-0394|
|Georges at the Cove||San Diego CA||858-454-4244|
|Hotel La Jolla & CUSP||La Jolla CA||858-459-0261|
|Whisknladle||San Diego CA||858-551-7575|
|Hotel Palomar-Salt Box||San Diego CA||619-515-4062|
|Encore Champagne Bar & Dining Room||San Diego CA||619-752-0081|
Recipes that include Murcott Tangerines. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Food 52||Fennel, Avocado, and Tangerine Salad|
|Kim Sunee||Tangerine Granita and Vanilla Marscarpone|
|Cook Almost Anything||Honey Murcott Mandarin Sorbet|
|Cook Almost Anything||Duck, Murcott, and Arugula Salad|
|SpicySaltySweet||Murcott Olive Oil Ice Cream|
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Hillcrest Farmers Market
Near San Diego, California, United States
About 323 days ago, 4/21/13
Spotter's comments : Sweet tree farms has murcott tangerines. They are certified organic.
Whole Foods Market Near Lake Grove, New York, United States
About 338 days ago, 4/06/13