Puntarelle

A Roman Treasure Puntarelle is best known in Rome. Even there this delicious vegetable is often mistaken for a weed. A member of the chicory family, puntarelle has a bitter undertone and its stems are tender yet crisp. Preparation: Puntarelle is …

Frisee

It’s a Chicory This fluffy vegetable has a mildly bitter flavor and is often used in the special salad mix, mesclun. Frisee is a member of the chicory family, which includes radicchio, treviso, Belgian endive, green endive and escarole. It’s a fine-leafed …

Hot Radicchio

Radicchio and Treviso are great on the grill. Don’t pass up the produce aisle when you’re looking for delicious items for the grill when the weather is warm. Grilling brings out the natural sugars in many vegetables and lettuces, such …