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Cime Di Rapa (Turnip Tops) (Kg)

Product Description
Description/Taste:
Cima di Rappa, also known as Broccoli Rabe, Rapini, or Italian Turnip, is a leafy green vegetable with a bold, slightly bitter taste that is characteristic of Mediterranean cuisine. It features dark green leaves, small broccoli-like florets, and stems that are all edible, offering a complex flavour profile that balances bitter with nutty undertones. When cooked, Cima di Rappa becomes tender, with its sharpness mellowing into a rich and slightly piquant taste.

Seasons/Availability:
Cima di Rappa is typically in season during the cooler months of autumn through to early spring. Its peak availability aligns with the desire for hearty, warming dishes, making it a staple in winter Mediterranean cooking.

Uses & Flavour Pairings:
This versatile vegetable can be sautéed, blanched, or steamed and is commonly paired with garlic, chilli flakes, and olive oil to enhance its robust flavour. Cima di Rappa is excellent in pasta dishes, particularly with orecchiette, and complements sausage, anchovies, and sharp cheeses like Pecorino Romano. Its hearty texture and depth of flavour also make it a perfect side dish to both meat and fish.

Nutritional Information & Allergens:
Cima di Rappa is rich in vitamins A, C, and K, as well as potassium, calcium, and iron. It is also a good source of dietary fibre and antioxidants. Known for its health benefits, including anti-inflammatory properties and support for bone health, it is naturally free from common allergens.

Preparation and Storage:
To prepare, wash the leaves, florets, and stems thoroughly in cold water. Trim the stem ends and any tough leaves. Cima di Rappa can be cooked whole or chopped, depending on the recipe. It should be stored in the refrigerator, where it will keep for a few days. For best results, use it as fresh as possible to maintain its flavour and nutritional value.

History:
Cima di Rappa has deep roots in Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, where it has been appreciated for centuries for its distinctive taste and versatility in cooking. It is especially prevalent in Southern Italian dishes, reflecting the region's preference for bold, hearty greens.
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