Vegetables: amaranth, arugula, beets, broccoli raab
, carrots, collards, kale, lettuce, orach, mustards, New Zealand spinach, parsnips, pumpkin, radish, rutabaga, tomatitlo, tomato, turnips, winter squash
From Avocado Tampura; Sauteed Broccoli Raab
with Pancetta; and Grilled Eggplant; to Hearts of Palm, Avocado and Jicama Salad; Sweet Onion Tartlets; and Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Sweet Onion Marmalade, the recipes comprising "The Hawai'i Farmers Market Cookbook" are easy-to-follow and so thoroughly 'user friendly' that even the most novice kitchen cook can lay out a menu that would delight any dedicated gourmet
Try a new vegetable, such as Thai eggplant, broccoli raab
, leeks, golden beets.
I don't like to play favorites, but my present obsession is for broccoli raab, also known as rapini or cima di rapa, which has a particularly addictive mix of bitter and sweet.
In Chinese cuisine, similar mustard greens (like gai lan) are popular, so if I can't find broccoli raab, a trip to Chinatown solves the problem.
The district is also near the site where, in 1995, the microbe was collected--for laboratory analysis--from a commercial crop of broccoli raab
, a leafy veggie with an intense, mustardy flavor.
is grown for its immature flower buds, which have a stronger flavor than regular broccoli.
com) has 'Super Rapini' broccoli raab
and 'Green Fortune' baby bok choy.
Also called broccoli raab
, rapini and rape, broccoli rabe needs to be cooked to bring out its flavors, note some chefs.
Nonna's, in addition to its heavenly meatballs, serves pasta and antipasti and is adding a roast pork and broccoli raab
sandwich for the Super Bowl.
A recent dinner began with white bean soup with mussels, moved on to linguine with lamb sugo, broccoli raab
and parmesan, and finished with a mesclun green salad with Meyer lemon vinaigrette.
, like spigariello, has no head but lots of buds.
Sow beets, spinach, carrots, arugula, lettuce and seasonal delicacies, such as `Misato Rose' radish (see "The Other Radishes," Page 47), corn salad, endive, radicchio, chervil and broccoli raab
Plant green beans, summer lettuces, more oriental greens, broccoli raab
and late-season brassicas.
GREG BREEBACK, executive chef at Foxfire Restaurant & Bar in Springfield, offers a meal of ravioli and broccoli raab
for today's edition of The $10 Gourmet.