The wild ramp, AKA wild leek, botanical name Allium tricoccum, is a flowering perennial plant that grows in clusters. It is a member of the Allium family along with onions and leeks
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Rapini, AKA Broccoli Rabe, is a cool season turnip plant with no bulb development. It should be harvested before florets form and flowers bolt. It has roughly textured, spiked, green leaves that have a pungent almost bitter flavor that mellows and becomes almost nutty when cooked. In fact, it is referred to as a "cooking green".
Available year-round, Rapini's peak season is from late fall through early spring.
Rapini is not related to broccoli. It is however, closely related to turnips, which explains why the leaves look a lot like turnip greens. Although broccoli-like buds do grow, a full broccoli head never forms. Instead, Rapini is grown for its mustard green-like leafy tops.
Cooking is the first step in taming this bitter green and softening its texture. It is best suited for wilting by steaming, blanching or slow simmering and adding it to baked dishes and pastas. Rapini benefits greatly from three simple additions: salt, fat and spice. It pairs well with rich creamy sauces, bacon, parmesan, olive oil, lemon and garlic.
The Chinese and Italians have held high esteem for Rapini and have realized its usefulness in cooking for centuries. It is first recognized in American culinary traditions in Southern recipes.
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Hollywood Farmer's Market
Persephone FarmNear Portland, Oregon, United States
About 234 days ago, 2/01/20
Sharer's comments : Spicy and delicious, one bunch will add a nice spicy bite to any stir fry or salad!
Farmer Joe’s Marketplace
Farmer Joe’s MarketplaceNear Piedmont, California, United States
3501 MacArthur Blvd Oakland CA 94605
About 415 days ago, 8/04/19
Mollie Stone’s Market - PortolaNear San Francisco, California, United States
635 Portola Drive San Francisco CA 94127
About 437 days ago, 7/13/19
Super Hayat Market
Super Hayat MarketNear El Camino Village, California, United States
3964 Redondo Beach Blvd Torrance CA 90504
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Fresh Choice Marketplace
Fresh Choice Marketplace - Katella AveNear Stanton, California, United States
9922 Katella Ave. Anaheim CA 92804
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Mother's Market & Kitchen
Mother’s Market & KitchenNear Costa Mesa, California, United States
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