Pomegranates are most commonly used for their seeds and juice. After separating the seeds from the white pulp of the pomegranate, add to grain or green salads, or mix into sweetened yogurt.
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Available year round, rapini's peak season is from late Fall through early Spring.
Rapini is not related to broccoli. It is however, closely related to turnips, which explains why the leaves look a lot like turnip greens. Although broccoli-like buds do grow, a full broccoli head never forms. Instead, rapini is grown for its mustard green-like leafy tops.
Rapini, AKA Broccoli Rabe, is a cool season turnip plant with no bulb development. It should be harvested before florets form and flowers bolt. It has roughly textured, spiked, green leaves that have a pungent almost bitter flavor that mellows and becomes almost nutty when cooked. In fact, it is referred to as a "cooking green".
Cooking is the first step in taming this bitter green and softening its texture. It is best suited for wilting by steaming, blanching or slow simmering and adding it to baked dishes and pastas. Rapini benefits greatly from three simple additions: salt, fat and spice. It pairs well with rich creamy sauces, bacon, parmesan, olive oil, lemon and garlic.
The Chinese and Italians have held high esteem for rapini and have realized its usefulness in cooking for centuries. It is first recognized in American culinary traditions in Southern recipes.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|West Coast Tavern||San Diego CA||619-295-1688|
|Chef Jenn||Solana Beach CA||858-212-9054|
|Bottega Americano||San Diego CA||858-326-1588,?|
|Union Kitchen & Tap||Encinitas CA||760-230-2337|
|Buon Appetito||San Diego CA||619-238-9880|
|Table 926||San Diego CA||858-539-0926|
|Village Pizzaria||Coronado CA||619-522-6890|
|Leroy's Kitchen & Lounge||Coronado CA||619-522-6890|
|Amalfi Gourmet LLC||San Diego CA||619-379-3099|
|Village Pizzeria Bay Side||Coronado CA||619-522-6890|
|Kettner Exchange||San Diego CA||312-415-5455|
|Piatti||San Diego CA||858-454-1589|
|J six||San Diego CA||619-531-8744|
|Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-759-6063|
|Empire House Urban Palate||San Diego CA||619-688-9283|
|Counterpoint||San Diego CA||619-564-6722|
|La Villa||San Diego CA||619-255-5221|
|Panama 66||San Diego CA||619-702-6373|
|Heat Bar & Kitchen||San Diego CA||619-546-4328|
|Ebisu Sushi Bar||San Diego CA||619-297-3119|
|Culinary Concepts||San Diego CA||858-530-1885|
|Capri Blu||San Diego CA||858-673-5100|
|Paradise Point Resort Main Kitchen||San Diego CA||858-490-6363|
|Mille Fleurs||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-756-3085|
|BFD-Big Front Door||San Diego CA||619-255-4100|
|Mission Bay Yacht Club||San Diego CA||858-488-0501 x14|
|Caffe Calabria Coffee Roasting Company||San Diego CA||619-683-7787|
|Waypoint Public||San Diego CA||619-255-8778|
|West Steak and Seafood||Carlsbad CA||760-930-9100|
|Isola Pizza Bar||San Diego CA||619-255-4230|
|Lodge at Torrey Pines Main||San Diego CA||858-453-4420|
|JR Produce||San Diego CA||858-270-3857|
|Buona Forchetta||San Diego CA||619-381-4844|
|Inn at Rancho Santa Fe||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-381-8289|
|Nate's Garden Grill||San Diego CA||619-607-0117|
|Bencotto Italian Kitchen||San Diego CA||619-450-4786|
|Eclipse Sportfishing||San Diego CA||619-995-6880|
|Solare Ristorante Lounge||San Diego CA||619-270-9670|
|Via Italia Trattoria||Encinitas CA||760-479-9757|
|Sbicca||Del Mar CA||858-481-1001|
|The Pearl Hotel||San Diego CA||877-732-7573|
|Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-756-1582|
|Chateau La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-459-4451|
|Urban Kitchen||San Diego CA||619-239-2222|
|Davanti Enoteca El Camino Real||San Diego CA||858-519-5060|
|Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront & Spa||Carlsbad CA||760-602-0800|
|The Shores||La Jolla CA||858-459-8271|
|Blind Lady||San Diego CA||619-255-2491|
|Trattoria I Trulli||Encinitas CA||760-943-6800|
|Giuseppe Restaurants & Fine Catering||San Diego CA||619-838-8268|
Recipes that include Rapini. One is easiest, three is harder.
|We Are Never Full||Perfect Broccoli Rabe w/ Sweet Italian Sausage|
|A La Mode*||Orecchiete With Sausage and Rapini|
|Sunday Nite Dinner||Chinese Sausage and Broccoli Fried Rice|
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