Chicory

Chicory
Chicory

Chicory is a pale yellow leaf vegetable with high levels of bitter compounds that is cultivated in the dark.

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Use

Chicory is known for its bitter taste. It is most often used raw in the salad. Here you can combine it with fruit or a dressing of vinegar, oil and honey. The vegetables can also be steamed.

Storage

The leaf vegetable should be stored cool and dark in the fridge.