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Petite® Hearts on Fire™
Inventory, 4 oz : 1.00
This item was last sold on : 01/10/21
Petite® Hearts On Fire™ are small in size, averaging 10-12 centimeters in length, and have oblong to obovate shaped leaves attached to skinny and flexible stems. The bright green leaves are smooth, with prominent dark red and purple veins branching across the surface, blending into deep red, slender stems. Petite® Hearts On Fire™ are crisp and tender with a fresh, green flavor similar to spinach and chard with a tart, citrus-like tang.
Petite® Hearts on Fire™ are available year-round.
Petite® Hearts On Fire™ are young, edible greens and are a part of a trademarked line of specialty greens grown by Fresh Origins Farm in San Diego, California. Designed to be slightly larger than microgreens, Petite® Hearts On Fire™ are harvested 4-6 weeks after sowing. Petite® Hearts On Fire™ are commonly used by chefs as a garnish to accent dishes with its tangy lemon flavor, vibrant color contrast, and tender texture.
Petite® Hearts On Fire™ contains some iron, calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, and vitamin C.
Petite® Hearts On Fire™ greens are best suited for raw applications as they can handle the mild heat, but their overall tender and delicate nature cannot withstand prolonged periods of high heat. They are most commonly used as a garnish to enhance flavor, and visual appeal of a dish and are used in fresh green salads, in a bed of greens under scallops, in soups, sandwiches, fruit salads, fruit plates, omelets, and on top of main dishes and appetizers. They can also be used in desserts such as ice cream, gelato, and sorbet, pastries, cocktails, or scattered in punch bowls. Petite® Hearts On Fire™ pairs well with seafood such as scallops, shrimp, salmon, halibut, lobster, and clams, chicken, pork, veal, eggs, potatoes, heirloom tomatoes, watermelon, peaches, strawberries, and vanilla. They will keep 7-10 days when stored unwashed, in a sealed container, and in the refrigerator.
Fresh Origins Farm has been providing distributors with micro and Petite® Greens for over twenty years to supply high-end restaurants with edible art. Petite® Greens such as Petite® Hearts On Fire™ are changing the way chefs think about and use garnishes because they are no longer just for decoration. Petite® Hearts On Fire™ has a brilliant color contrast that can add depth and visual stimulation to dishes before they are consumed. These greens also provide an elevated flavor and texture to create a strong presence and purpose to the overall dining experience. While many used to consider the micro and Petite® Green market to be small and rather obscure, they are growing increasingly popular as the general public is discovering the elevated nutritional value and robust flavors of these tender greens. Petite® Greens are no longer confined to high-end restaurants but are also being used in home cooking.
Petite® Hearts On Fire™ was created between the mid-1990s and early 2000s at Fresh Origins Farm in San Diego, California as a part of the growing Petite® Greens trend in the culinary industry. Today Petite® Hearts On Fire™ can be found through select distribution partners of Fresh Origins, such as Specialty Produce, and is available across the United States.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Bistro du Marche by Tapenade||La Jolla CA||858-551-7500|
|Oscars Brewing Company||Temecula CA||619-695-2422|
Recipes that include Petite® Hearts on Fire™. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Cuesa||Roasted Vegetables with Soy-Roasted Cashews and Soy-Yuzu Aioli|
|This Healthy Table||Golden Bell Pepper Soup|