It may be a fish and shellfish broth flavoured with garden herbs or a refreshing blend of Celtuce
, Paris Island Cos and pea.
Now if we look more carefully at the subheadings, information is provided on artichokes, asparagus, amaranth, asparagus bean, asparagus lettuce or celtuce
, okra, onion, calabaza, chayote, Jicama and Luffa.
Monnier has local supporters, such as Jon Shaw at Karma Farm who grows produce and herbs such as crosne, celtuce
, and kinome at Monnier's asking.
History: Celtuce originated in China and is often called Chinese lettuce in seed catalogs.
Planting: Celtuce tolerates a wide variety of soils.
Celtuce leaves wilt quickly, so pick just before a meal or store in the refrigerator.