Seasonality

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Varieties

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Radicchio

Varieties we grow and love:

We pretty much only grow Chiogga┬áradicchio…though I have known Glenn to grow Castelfranco from time to time. Radicchio is a long season crop that kind of looks like a cross between red cabbage and lettuce. It is also in the larger family of chicories, mainly bitter greens.

Storage

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As always, fresh produce is most delicious and nutritious when consumed as close to the harvest date as possible.

Store radicchio in a closed bag in the coldest part of your fridge and it will keep for weeks. The longer you store it, the more bitter it can become.

Culinary Info

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– can be enjoyed in: it is a bitter green, so unless you have already fallen in love with its, it is best blended with other mild greens, or cooked!

  • salads
  • as a basket/wrapper for other yumminess
  • sauteed and tossed with great olive oil and pasta
  • grilled

Tips for preparing:

If you will be grilling, quarter, leaving the core intact, otherwise remove the leaves, wash and spin dry.