Baby celery is hydroponically grown, with long, thin stalks and mature, full leaves. Similar in size to cilantro or parsley, baby celery has an intense celery flavor that is much stronger than that mature celery heads.
Kintoki Ninjin Carrots
The length of Kintoki Ninjin is about 12 inches (30cm) long with a pointy tip. The color of Kintoki Ninjin is bright red with slashing white cuts down the length of the root. As the winter weather becomes colder the red color…
Inventory, 50 lbs : 1.55
This item was last sold on : 12/11/13
Purple potatoes are available year round, though winter reduces crop availability mid winter into spring.
The Purple potato, botanical name Solanum andigenum, is the name designated to dozens of heirloom and heritage varieties of Purple potatoes. Common names of these varieties include Purple Peruvian (fingerling variety), All Blue, Congo, Lion's Paw, Vitilette, Purple Viking and Purple Majesty. Purple Majesty is known the the deepest purple of all purple varieties, hence the given name. Purple potatoes are grown for both fresh market potatoes and for chipping potatoes.
Purple potatoes have deep violet, ink-colored skin and flesh. Depending on the specific variety, their coloring can be opaque or marble throughout the flesh. Purple potatoes are inherently dry, starchy, earthy and slightly nutty in flavor. Though one may find that many purple varieties of potatoes yield small tubers, they are generally harvested young. If left to grow to maturity they become large and oblong, making them suitable for baking and mashing.
Unlike white -fleshed potatoes, Purple potatoes are rich in the antioxidant, anthocyanin. This flavonoid is most often found in blue, red and purple produce such as berries and pomegranates and has been shown to be an immune system booster and aid in the prevention of certain cancers. The Purple potato's nutritional value and energy-rich properties have become factors for the potato's explosion in popularity in the late 20th century and early 21st century. Its ability to provide high quantities of vitamins, proteins, and antioxidants has become a valued measure of food security and sovereignty.
Purple potatoes are an invaluable staple in a South American kitchen and many recipes reflect such. Their historical culinary presence has lent them to perhaps thousands of recipes over thousands of years. Though, Peruvian in origin, the Purple potato can be utilized in any cuisine that would otherwise use potatoes. Purple potatoes can be roasted, braised, boiled, baked, fried for chips, and even confit'd. They pair well with savory herbs, garlic, pork, poultry, artichokes, both rich and mild cheese, other starchy vegetables such as corn and shelled beans and of course, salad greens.
Purple potato varieties are among hundreds of other varieties found in Parque de la Papa (Potato Park) near Cusco, a Spanish Colonial city high in the Andes. At Parque de la Papa, roughly 700 varieties native to the region are grown for food, enrichment, research, biodiversity and preservation. Most of these varieties never see a market, as they are traded among communities or given as gifts.
The Purple potato is native to the Lake Titicaca within the high plains and mountain slopes of Peru and Bolivia. They are among thousands of varieties that have been cultivated for nearly 8000 years in the Andean regions of Peru, Boliva, and Ecuador. The diversity of Purple potato varieties, their resistance to disease and ability to withstand harsh conditions has allowed them to evolve for thousands of years into a 21st century food crop. Purple potatoes are cultivated in potato growing regions of South America, North America and Europe.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|The Shores||La Jolla CA||858-459-8271|
|Mesa College||San Diego CA||619-388-2240|
|Nine - Ten||San Diego CA||858-964-5400|
|Sorority Cuisine - Achio||San Diego CA||310-402-6195|
|W San Diego Hotel||San Diego CA||619-398-3024|
|Catamaran||San Diego CA||858-488-1081|
|Pascucci Pasta||San Diego CA||619-285-8000|
|Rancho Valencia||Del Mar CA||858-756-1123|
|Cafe Secret||Del Mar CA||858-792-0821|
|Pete's Premade Paleo||San Diego CA||770-354-1150|
|Marriott Gaslamp||San Diego CA||619-696-0234 x6051|
|Croces||San Diego CA||619-233-4355|
|Chateau La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-459-4451|
|The Pearl Hotel||San Diego CA||877-732-7573|
|ComEns||Baja California CA||646-174-2910|
|Brockton Villa Restaurant||San Diego CA||858-454-7393|
|Extraordinary Desserts Union St.||San Diego CA||619-294-7001|
|JRDN Restaurant||San Diego CA||858-270-5736|
|UCSD Food & Nutrition Department La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-657-6473|
|Cucina Enoteca||Del Mar CA||619-239-2222|
|Brigantine Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-481-1166|
|Top of the Market||San Diego CA||619-234-4867|
|Sorority Cuisine - Delta Gamma||San Diego CA||916 847 9896|
|Market Creek Events||San Diego CA||619-527-6161|
|Pacific Athletic Club||San Diego CA||858-509-0700|
|Brigantine Escondido||Escondido CA||760-743-4718|
|Mille Fleurs||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-756-9085|
|Tacos La Mezcla||San Diego CA||916-730-7279|
|Bertrand at Mr A's||San Diego CA||619-239-1377|
|Marriott Marquis & Marina San Diego||San Diego CA||619-234-1500 x6113|
Recipes that include Purple Potatoes. One is easiest, three is harder.
|In Good Taste||Purple Potato Pizza with Caramelized Onions and Rosemary|
|Eating Out Loud||Purple Potato Gratin with Bacon|
|The Purple Foodie||Herbed Purple Potatoes|
People have spotted Purple Potatoes using the Specialty Produce app for iPhone and Android.
Produce Spotting allows you to share your produce discoveries with your neighbors and the world! Is your market carrying green dragon apples? Is a chef doing things with shaved fennel that are out of this world? Pinpoint your location annonymously through the Specialty Produce App and let others know about unique flavors that are around them.
whole foods market
Near Oceanside, California, United States
About 4 days ago, 12/08/13
Spotter's comments : I spotted Purple Potatoes at whole foods market !
Ballard Farmer's Market
Near Seattle, Washington, United States
About 4 days ago, 12/08/13
Spotter's comments : Purple Potatoes spotted at Ballard Farmer's Market. Alvarez Farms has 'em!
redlands, ca, 92373
Near Redlands, California, United States
About 39 days ago, 11/02/13
Spotter's comments : I spotted Purple Potatoes at Jacinto Farms on Barton Road between tennessee and alabama. 1.20/lb
Roots at N1
Near London, England, United Kingdom
About 96 days ago, 9/07/13
Spotter's comments : Purple Potatoes spotted at Roots at N1. As south indian style mash
the Downtown Anchorage Market and Festival
Near Wasilla, Alaska, United States
About 115 days ago, 8/18/13
Spotter's comments : Purple Potatoes spotted at the Downtown Anchorage Market and Festival. Go to the Babbling Brook Farm stand on Sundays.
Whole Foods, Short Pump, Va
Near Mineral, Virginia, United States
About 172 days ago, 6/23/13
Near Kennesaw, Georgia, United States
About 245 days ago, 4/11/13
Spotter's comments : The Walmart in acworth georgia is where. I'na bag of baby potatoes with several other types
Whole Foods Market
Near Lake Grove, New York, United States
About 250 days ago, 4/06/13
Near Pudsey, United Kingdom
About 281 days ago, 3/06/13
pete's fresh produce
Near Oak Brook, Illinois, United States
About 299 days ago, 2/16/13
Near Bradford, United Kingdom
About 300 days ago, 2/14/13
Spotter's comments : Albert Bartlett brand
Near Bradford, United Kingdom
About 305 days ago, 2/10/13