Radicchio

Radicchio is that beautiful and eye-catching vegetable that makes the joy of every photographer when strolling at any Farmers’ Market in Italy. You’ll see it from now, until the beginning of March. I helps replenish our diets with the needed vitamins (A & B), and minerals. It is pronounced raˈdikkjo.  Radicchio is the result of […]

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Valentine Red Risotto

Radicchio Time It is radicchio time, and Treviso red chicory risotto is a great way to savor a delicious variety. Characterized by elongated leaves of a beautiful carmine red with white veins, the radicchio is particularly suitable to revive the salads (see Winter Roses for Salad), thanks to its bitter taste and crunchiness. Red Risotto […]

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Winter Roses for Salad

Fifty Shades of Red Starting January there are a lot of varieties of red-colored salads. They are called Radicchio  (pronounced: RadiKKjo), Radicchio a variety of the leafy chicory) Cichorium intybus var. foliosum) is a perennial plant commonly used in Italian cuisine. It is grown as a leaf vegetable and usually has white-veined red leaves. Radicchio has a bitter and spicy taste, which mellows if […]

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