Sunday, 24 February 2013



1. Also called: succory . a blue-flowered plant, Cichorium intybus,  cultivated for its leaves, which are used in salads, and for its roots: family Asteraceae  (composites)
2. the root of this plant, roasted, dried, and used as a coffee substitute

Chicory has many cousins
Fresh and crunchy with a hint of bitterness
Luscious salad component

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