Savory Escarole Strudel

This savory escarole strudel can be put together in no time especially with the handy ready roll puff pastry. Escarole is a very versatile leaf vegetable from the endive-chicory family and you could practically substitute it with any other of these vegetables. To make a vegetarian version you could also omit the ham. The brilliant colors of this preparation also makes it ideal for the upcoming holidays. Continue reading

Chicory Stir Fry Medley

This Chicory Stir Fry Medley is the result of a recent discovery in the vegetable world on my part – asparagus chicory. This smallish, bushy looking vegetable actually packs a lot of flavor. Combining it with its sister plant, the red chicory, and the rest of the ingredients creates a delicious medley of flavours that I didn’t expect. It could almost stand on it’s own but makes a great side dish, even with a simple omelet. Continue reading