Broccoli Rabe, also called Rapini, is a green crusiferous vegetable that somewhat resembles broccoli – except with smaller florets. Broccoli rabe is often used in Italian cooking and is somewhat bitter. Although some find the favor to be an acquired taste, but we think it’s absolutely delicious.Continue reading “Garlicky Broccoli Rabe”
A spin on the classic, this Chickpea and Mushroom Pesto is loaded with mushrooms, chickpeas, buttery pine nuts, and fragrant basil.Continue reading “Chickpea & Mushroom Pesto”
Rosa Bianca is a gently scalloped, lavender-rose eggplant with white shading.
One of the most delicious eggplant varieties, Rosa Bianca is creamy and tender with no bitterness.Continue reading “Rosa Bianca Eggplant”
Portuguese for “cheese bread”, Pao de Queijo is a baked cheese roll that is very popular in Brazil and much of South America. It is often eaten for breakfast, or as a snack with coffee or drinks.
Pao de Queijo is crunchy/fluffy/chewy/cheesy and like nothing you’ve ever tasted before. You won’t be able to resist these addictive little morsels!Continue reading “Pao De Queijo – Brazilian Cheese Bread”
This classic Italian heirloom from 1885, is also known as Cocozelle Zuccini.
Cocozelle Zucchini is incredibly tasty – slightly nutty, and more flavorful than most zucchini. The zucchini can grow up to 12 inches long, but are best when picked small ( 6-8 inches).Continue reading “Italian Stripped Zucchini”
Boston Pickling Cucumbers are super crisp, with thin skin and soft seeds, and (as the name implies) are perfect for making pickles. They are also delightfully crunchy and delicious eaten raw and in salads.Continue reading “Boston Pickling Cucumber”
Farinata (chickpea flatbread) is very simple to make with just a couple of ingredients…chickpea flour, a bit of good olive oil and some herbs and spices. The result is a delicious flatbread that’s creamy in the middle and crisp on the outside with perfectly charred edges.Continue reading “Chickpea Flatbread”
If you normally harvest only the head of your broccoli or cauliflower, you are wasting half of your plants. Broccoli and cauliflower leaves and stalks are perfectly edible and yet the majority of the time they end up being tossed away.Continue reading “Are You Making the Most of Your Harvest?”
Quiche – a savory custard made with cream, eggs and any combination of fillings that you can imagine – is actually very simple to make. This version with spicy arugula and creamy goat cheese makes a perfect dish for brunch, lunch or even a light dinner accompanied by a salad or a bowl of soup.
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