chicory

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Synonyms for chicory

the dried root of the chicory plant: used as a coffee substitute

perennial Old World herb having rayed flower heads with blue florets cultivated for its root and its heads of crisp edible leaves used in salads

root of the chicory plant roasted and ground to substitute for or adulterate coffee

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crisp spiky leaves with somewhat bitter taste

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In the present work, we aimed to study the relationship between potential activity of polyphenol-rich extracts from chicories and morphological and chemical/physical changes in Caco-2 cellular line.
At the moment chicories are all in season, and keep very well unprepared in a cool place.
cooking greens," although some are great both cooked and raw, such as arugula, spinach, cabbage and chicories.
Its specialties include 50 lettuces and 75 unusual salad greens, such as rare and hard-to-find chicories and endives from Italy.
Continue to sow cut-and-come-again crops under cloches or in the greenhouse including lettuces, chicories, rocket and oriental greens.