Other names: Curly endive, Chicory
Availability: All year.
Source: United States.
Handling Tips: 32°F. Mist lightly.
General Information: A tightly compacted head of outer green leaves surrounds the tender, butter colored inner leaves. Delicate and subtly bitter (as most chicories are) flavors make this an excellent salad green. Combine with hot bacon and poached egg croutons.