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Frisee is bright to light green at its leaf tips fading to a pale yellow to white at its core. The lacy green leaves offer a slightly bitter flavor and tender texture. The white to yellow center has a subtle crunch and offers a much milder flavor than the leaf tips. The gradient coloring is a result of a common growing process used in chicory and endive production where greens are shielded from light for a period of time during growth.
Frisee is available year-round.
A curly form of true endive, Frisee is botanically known as Chichorium endivia. Like other varieties of endive, Frisee is a member of the Asteraceae, Composite or Daisy family and part of the Cichorium genus. Although the leafy vegetable known as Belgian endive is related to true endives such as Frisee, it is in actuality botanically classified as cultivated variety of the true chicory family. In the United States Frisee is also marketed under the name Curly endive and in France as chicorée Frisée.
Frisee is most often used raw in fresh applications though it can also be wilted or sautéed to mellow its bitterness. Utilize Frisee to add texture and crunch to leafy green, stacked and lightly chopped salads. Frisee is a hardy green and will maintain its texture when paired with warm ingredients making it ideal as part of a salad bed for grilled steak, salmon and chicken. The bitter flavor of Frisee marries well sweet, sour and salty accompaniments such as orange segments, pomegranate seeds, pears, bacon lardons, garlic, anchovies, poached egg, toasted walnuts, balsamic vinegar and robust creamy cheeses such as blue and goat. Frisee will keep, refrigerated, for one to two weeks.
True endives such as Frisee are believed to date back to ancient Egypt, making their way to Northern Europe by 1200 A.D. The unique coloring of true endives such as Frisee is achieved by tying up each loose head of the green at the leaf tip of the bunch to prevent the sun from penetrating the center. This process is called blanching and allows the core of the Frisee to remain bright white to yellow while the outer leaves turn a vibrant shade of green. While able to thrive in both mild and cold climates Frisee grown in cold conditions will be milder and less bitter in flavor.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Paradise Point Resort BQT Kitchen||San Diego CA||858-490-6363|
|Verbena Kitchen LLC||San Diego CA||609-458-1672|
|Waters Catering||San Diego CA||619-276-8803 x4|
|Groundswell Brewing||Chula Vista CA||619-403-0684|
|Lodge at Torrey Pines Main||San Diego CA||858-453-4420|
|US Grant Hotel Grill||San Diego CA||619-232-3121|
|Black Raill Kitchen + Bar||Carlsbad CA||619-454-9182|
|Hotel Del Coronado Sheerwater||Coronado CA||619-435-6611|
|Ballast Point Restaurant - Miramar||San Diego CA||858-790-6900|
|Claytons Bakery & Bistro||Coronado CA||619-435-5425|
|Fort Oak||San Diego CA||619-795-6901|
|Harley Gray Kitchen and Bar||San Diego CA||619-840-7000|
|Shogun Sportfishing||San Diego CA||619-226-8030|
|Lodge at Torrey Pines Grill||San Diego CA||858-453-4420|
|Wine Vault & Bistro||San Diego CA||619-295-3939|
|San Diego Yacht Club||San Diego CA||619-758-6334|
|Harvest Kitchen||Vista CA||619-709-0938|
|Louisiana Purchase||San Diego CA||619-255-8278|
|Pour House||Oceanside CA||760-730-5944|
|Artifact at Mingei||San Diego CA||619-846-2164|
|InterContinental San Diego||San Diego CA||619-501-9400|
|International Smoke Del Mar||San Diego CA||619-331-4528|
|Born & Raised||San Diego CA||619-944-1631|
|Kettner Exchange||San Diego CA||909-915-9877|
|Il Dandy||San Diego CA||609-373-5917|
|Catamaran||San Diego CA||858-488-1081|
|Craft and Commerce (Sekscobra Inc.)||San Diego CA||619-962-5935|
|Sheraton La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-453-5500|
|La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club||San Diego CA||858-454-7126|
|Lauberge Del Mar||Del Mar CA||858-259-1515|
|Pure Meal Prep SD||San Diego CA||209-485-4861|
|Le Papagayo (Encinitas)||Encinitas CA||760-944-8252|
|InterContinental Vistal Kitchen||San Diego CA||619-501-9400|
|Urban Kitchen||San Diego CA||619-239-2222|
|White Rice LPM||San Diego CA||619-564-2618|
|Estancia Adobe||San Diego CA||858-550-1000|
|Fernside||San Diego CA||619-398-5156|
|Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District||El Cajon CA||619-644-7585|
|Herb & Sea||Encinitas CA||858-587-6601|
|Tom Hams Light House||San Diego CA||619-291-9110|
|The Smoking Goat||San Diego CA||858-232-4220|
|Del Mar Country Club||Rancho Santa Fe CA||858-759-5500 x207|
|Le Papagayo (Carlsbad)||Carlsbad CA||949-235-5862|
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Elsey & BentNear London, England, United Kingdom
Borough Market, Southwark St, London SE1 9AF, United Kingdom
About 27 days ago, 9/24/21
Capitol Hill Farmers Market
Windy Acre FarmNear Seattle, Washington, United States
About 424 days ago, 8/23/20
Sharer's comments : Definitely an acquired taste for some, but definitely a lovely versatile cooking green!
West Seattle Farmers Market
Present Tense FarmNear Seattle, Washington, United States
7125 W Snoqualmie Valley Rd NE Carnation WA 98104
About 641 days ago, 1/19/20
Sharer's comments : Lovely raw, but I usually slightly sauté to mellow the bitterness!