Resembling a colorful celery stalk, this vegetable is most commonly used as a fruit and grows in two main varieties. Field-grown rhubarb has attractive dark red stalks and green leaves.
Midgen berries are round, white fruits with grey spots that grow to about 1/4" in diameter. The small spots give the berries a mauve hue.
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Purple cauliflower is available year round with a peak season during the winter months.
Purple cauliflower is a cool-season biennial cruciferous vegetable, botanical name Brassica oleracea var. botrytis, belonging to the plant order Capparales. Purple cauliflower's color is due to the presence of the antioxidant anthocyanin, which can also be found in red cabbage and red wine. Purple cauliflower also goes by the variety names Sicilian Violet, Violet Queen and Grafitti cauliflower.
Displaying vibrant violet hues, Purple cauliflower may be different in color than its white counterpart, however, on the outside, that is the only difference. The entire plant (floret, stalk and leaves) is edible. The stems and trunk are firm and tender and the florets have a dense yet soft and crumbly texture. It's flavor is milder, sweeter, nuttier and free of the bitterness sometimes found in White cauliflower.
Cauliflower is rich in vitamin C with a half cup of florets providing nearly half of ones daily requirement for vitamin C. It also provides a fair amount of fiber, vitamin A, folate, calcium and potassium as well as selenium, which works with Vitamin C to boost the immune system. Cruciferous vegetables such as cauliflower are known for their high levels of cancer-fighting phytochemicals know as glucosinolates.
Purple cauliflower can be chopped in to individual florets and eaten raw, or roasted and paired with additional flavors such as garlic or balsamic vinegar. The vibrant color is a nice visual counterpoint for green hued vegetables like green beans, peas or broccoli. Blend steamed cauliflower with beans for a unique spread for toast or crackers. Use within a few days of purchase for best color and texture.
Cauliflower was brought to England by Flemish weavers in the mid-1600s and later became the rage of the French court, where Louis XV's mistress, Comtesse du Barry had a consomme of veal, oxtails and cauliflower named for her. In the modern era, cauliflower fell into a period of obscurity, languishing upon crudite trays and within obvious soups and gratins. Its renaissance can be attributed to the discovery of colorful varieties, such as the purple Graffiti and purple Cape.
Purple cauliflower is a heritage variety that comes from either Italy or South Africa. Its true wild origin is not quite known, though its color is naturally occurring and is not due to scientific manipulation.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|La Jolla Country Club||San Diego CA||858-454-9601|
|Gaslamp Union Kitchen & Tap||San Diego CA||619-654-3736|
|Nate's Garden Grill||San Diego CA||619-607-0117|
|Pacific Views Event Center-Camp Pendleton||Oceanside CA||760-763-1675|
|Alexander's on 30th||San Diego CA||619-281-2539|
|Alchemy Restaurant||San Diego CA||619-255-0616|
|Pacific Coast Grill||Solana Beach CA||858-794-4632|
|Sorority Cuisine - Achio||San Diego CA||310-402-6195|
|Festivities Catering||San Diego CA||858-586-2121|
|Marriott Marquis & Marina San Diego||San Diego CA||619-234-1500 x6113|
|West Coast Tavern||San Diego CA||619-295-1688|
|Paradise Point Resort Main Kitchen||San Diego CA||858-490-6363|
|Giuseppe Restaurants & Fine Catering||San Diego CA||619-838-8268|
|Rancho Valencia||Del Mar CA||858-756-1123|
|Surf Side Cuisine||San Diego CA||619 507-0891|
|Dolce Pane & Vino||Del Mar CA||858-832-1518|
|Prepkitchen Little Italy||San Diego CA||619-247-0394|
|Croces West||San Diego CA||619-233-4355|
|Catamaran||San Diego CA||858-488-1081|
|Counterpoint||San Diego CA||619-564-6722|
|Mikel A Crawford||Oceanside CA||760-518-2532|
|Tapenade||San Diego CA||858-551-7500|
|Table No. 10||San Diego CA||619-550-1262|
|Fairbanks Ranch Country Club||San Diego CA||858-259-8811|
|Don Coulon||San Diego CA||619-295-3173|
|Catania La Jolla||La Jolla CA|
|Cork and Platter||San Diego CA||619-253-8311|
|Tavern at the Beach||San Diego CA||858-272-6066|
|US Grant Hotel Main||San Diego CA||619-232-3121|
|Waters Catering||San Diego CA||619-276-8803 ex 4|
|Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen||Oceanside CA||619-990-0158|
|Brockton Villa Restaurant||San Diego CA||858-454-7393|
|Market Creek Events||San Diego CA||619-527-6161|
|The Market by Buon Appetito||San Diego CA||619-237-1335|
|Shipping Order||San Diego CA||619-295-3172|
|Miho Gastrotruck||San Diego CA||619-867-4295|
|Azul La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-454-9677|
|J six||San Diego CA||619-531-8744|
|Belmont Park Entertainment||San Diego CA||858-228-9283|
|Fishery||San Diego CA||858-272-9985|
|Pamplemousse Grill||Solana Beach CA||858-792-9090|
|Bishop School||San Diego CA||858-459-4021 x212|
|Harney Sushi Old Town||San Diego CA||619-295-3272|
|San Diego Culinary Institute Inc.||La Mesa CA||619-644-2100|
|Bernard'O Restaurant||San Diego CA||858-487-7171|
|Hotel Del Coronado Banquets||Coronado CA||619-435-6611|
|La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club||San Diego CA||858-454-7126|
|Stingaree||San Diego CA||619-544-0867|
|The Crossings||Carlsbad CA||760-444-1800|
|Kamikaze 7 Sushi Joint||San Diego CA||818-378-5752|
|Bleu Boheme||San Diego CA||619-255-4167|
|Diamond Jack||Chula Vista CA||619-424-1000|
|JR Produce||San Diego CA||858-270-3857|
|The Hake||La Jolla CA||619-994-7832|
|Carnitas Snack Shack||San Diego CA||619-294-7675|
|Salvatore's||San Diego CA||619-544-1865|
|Culinary Concepts||San Diego CA||858-530-1885|
|Harney Sushi Oceanside||Oceanside CA||760-967-1820|
|Brasserie||San Diego CA||858-450-9576|
|Barbarella||San Diego CA||858-454-7373|
|Crosby National Golf Club LLC||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-227-0172|
|Cafe 21 Downtown||San Diego CA||619-795-0721|
|West Steak and Seafood||Carlsbad CA||760-930-9100|
|Bertrand at Mr A's||San Diego CA||619-239-1377|
|UCSD Food & Nutrition Department Hillcrest||San Diego CA||619-543-2764|
|The Shout House||San Diego CA||619-231-6700|
|Marriott Gaslamp||San Diego CA||619-696-0234 x6051|
|La Costa Glen South||Carlsbad CA||FRONT: 760-704-1000|
|Local Tap House & Kitchen||Oceanside CA||760-547-1469|
|ARHE Cuisine Corporation||San Diego CA||619-564-8970|
|Leroy's Kitchen & Lounge||Coronado CA||619-522-6890|
|98 Bottles||San Diego CA||619-549-5097|
|Rabbit Hole||San Diego CA||619-255-4653|
|Toast Catering||san diego CA||858.208.9422|
|Monello||San Diego CA||619-501-0030|
|Convivial Catering||San Diego CA||760-828-8762|
|Under Belly-Uptown||San Diego CA||619-269-4626|
|Burlap||San Diego CA||858 369 5700|
|TREO||Rancho Santa Fe CA||760-672-2587|
|La Costa Glen North||Carlsbad CA||760-704-1436|
|Hotel Palomar-Salt Box||San Diego CA||619-515-4062|
|The Wild Thyme Company||San Diego CA||858-527-0226|
|Mission Bay Yacht Club||San Diego CA||858-488-0501 x14|
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