Broccoli Rabe (pronounced Broccoli Rob) is also referred to as rabe, raab or rapini is a popular Italian leafy green vegetable. How to grow, use, and store and useful recipes.
Radicchio is a popular Italian vegetable used in salads as well as pastas and risotto. How to grow, use, and store.
One of my favorite things to do is to visit local farmer's markets. We look for interesting local produce and culinary delights. Here is a list of markets you may want to hunt down during your next visit.
The chayote is another native Mexican plant and is a member of the squash family. It is also referred to as a "vegetable pear" or chcocho. In France the chayote is called a christophene. The flesh is quite crisp something like a water chestnut.