The tender center of the artichoke. It is soft and pale green/yellow in color.
A Tender leafy salad green that has a crisp pepper mustard flavor. Makes for a lively addition to salads and other menu items and is a rich source of iron and vitamins A and C.
This herb belongs to the mint family. One of the best known herbs, it is grown in the United States and Europe.
A sweetish, aromatic vinegar made from the must of white grapes and aged in wood barrels.
Come from low-growing shrubs of the Mediterranean. Green flower buds and young berries of the shrup are pickled.
Translates to "Carpet Slipper". An Italian white bread made with wheat flour and yeast. The loaf is somewhat elongated, broad and flattish and, like a slipper, should be somewhat collapsed in the middle.
Dried seeds from chili peppers.
A Eurasian bulbous herb in the lily family, having clusters of usually pink to rose-violet flowers and cultivated for its long, slender, hollow leaves.
Also called aubergine. This is a long, rounded edible fruit easily recognizable by its glossy, purple skin. Originating in India, it was brought to Italy by Arabs in the 11th century. Because the eggplant is a member of the nightshade family, it's related to the potato and tomato. Though commonly thought of as a vegetable, eggplant is actually a fruit... Specifically a berry.
Extra Vigin Olive Oil
The first cold press of ripe olives with a low acidity.
Potent flavored bulb of the onion family. The flavor is either very popular or unpopular.
A grape is a class of tomatoes originally believed to be of southeast Asian origin, shaped similarly to the oblong plum tomatoes but having the small size and sweetness of cherry tomatoes. They produce small and typically oblong fruits. Introduced to the worldwide market in the 1990's, they have gained substantial popularity, due at least in part to their higher sugar content compared to regular tomatoes, and due to their smaller, bite-sized shape.
Grape Tomato Bruschetta Mix
A fresh blend of sliced grape tomatoes, paper thin sliced fresh garlic cloves, julienne basil, seas alt, black pepper and extra virgin olive oil.
A small peeling of the outer yellow skin of the lemon, used to add flavor to foods and beverages.
A soft, white, fresh cream cheese originally from the Lombardy region of southern Italy.
A semi-bitter slad green that is purple in color. Resembles purple cabbage.
Greek for "joy of the mountain"; was almost unheard of in the US until soldiers came back from Italian World War II assignments raving about it. Sometimes called wild marjoram; belongs to the mint family; related to both marjoram and thyme.
Panko Bread Crumbs
Variety of breadcrumb from Japanese cuisine and French cuisine used to create a crunchy coating for fried foods such as tempura. Panko is made from bread without crusts, thus it has a crispier, airier texture than most types of breading found in Western cuisine.
Flower-like leaves of the parsley herb. Parsley is vivid green in color and has a fresh, almost mint-like, flavor.
Black peppercorns are dried, small, immature berries of the climbing vine. White peppercorns are mature berries with the hulls removed. Peppercorns are grown in Brazil, Indonesia, and India.
These are also called "pignoli". The seeds are from the cone of the Stone Pine, a tree native to the Mediterranean. A light toasting enhances their buttery flavor.
A large, flat-cap mushroom; mediu, dark in color and a "beefy" flavor.
Whole, crushed or ground pods of hot red peppers including "cayenne". Grown in Japan, Africa, Mexico, Turkey, and the United States.
Latin for "dew of the sea". Widely cultivated evergreen and shrubby perennial (Rosmarinus officinalis) of the mint family, fairly hardy and native to the Mediterranean region. It has small light-blue flowers. The aromatic leaves, whitish beneath, are used for seasoning, and the oil is used in perfume and medicine.
These are similar to a green onion, with a bulb that is formed in sections or cloves (like a bulb of garlic).
This is a frozen dessert made from sweetened water flavored with iced fruit (typically juice or purée), chocolate, wine, and/or liqueur. The origins of ssorbet can be traced to a Middle Eastern drink charbet, made of sweetened fruit juice and water. We offer both lemon and raspberry sorbetto flavors.
Slightly flat and oval in shape with light gold, thin skin and light yellow flesh. They can be identified by the rosy pink coloration of the shallow eyes. Anthoxanthins are the compound which gives this its beautiful yellow color. These flavenoids are also found in onions, apples, and cauliflower.
Dried Roma tomatoes deep red in color with a sharp, sweet flavor.