Green Dragon Apples
The Green Dragon apple in appearance resembles a lime green Golden Delicious dotted with near-microscopic brown freckles
Baby Purple Brussels Sprouts
Baby Purple Brussels sprouts are compact, tightly enveloped leaves bound into a oval sphere-shaped bud ranging in diameter of a mere 1/2 inch when mature. Their leaves range from layers of deep purple to sea green with violet red tips and veins.
Inventory, 20 lbs : 9.75
This item was last sold on : 10/31/14
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.
|Surf Side Cuisine||San Diego CA||619 507-0891|
|The Compass||Carlsbad CA||760-419-8343|
|Lauberge Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-259-1515|
|ARHE Cuisine Corporation||San Diego CA||619-564-8970|
|US Grant Hotel Main||San Diego CA||619-232-3121|
|Art Institute of San Diego||San Diego CA||858-598-1200|
|Bernardo Heights Country Club||San Diego CA||858-487-4022|
|Vertex||San Diego CA||858-404-6612|
|Hotel Del Coronado Banquets||Coronado CA||619-435-6611|
|Prepkitchen Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-792-7737|
|La Costa Bistro 65||Carlsbad CA||760-930-7063|
|Fish Public||San Diego CA||619-281-4014|
|Prepkitchen La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-875-7737|
|Harney Sushi Old Town||San Diego CA||619-295-3272|
|Paradise Point Resort Main Kitchen||San Diego CA||858-490-6363|
|Shorehouse Kitchen||La Jolla CA||858-459-3300|
|The Crossings||Carlsbad CA||760-444-1800|
|Sheraton La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-453-5500|
Recipes that include Murcott Tangerines. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Cook Almost Anything||Duck, Murcott, and Arugula Salad|
|Food 52||Fennel, Avocado, and Tangerine Salad|
|Kim Sunee||Tangerine Granita and Vanilla Marscarpone|
|SpicySaltySweet||Murcott Olive Oil Ice Cream|
|Cook Almost Anything||Honey Murcott Mandarin Sorbet|
People have spotted Murcott Tangerines 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.