The Belgian Endive, a mystical vegetable with its distinctive tangy flavor of each leaf.
The mystique of the Belgian Endive mystique has endured. Since its accidental discovery in 1830 by a Belgian farmer and further enhanced by the unsuccessful attempts to mechanize its unusual growth process. A Round-the-clock need for attention, executed with the passion that only artists can give, is what ensures the consistency of this interesting vegetable. Worldwide attention and fame to the Belgian Endive spread as chefs around the world. Described as flavorful, versatile, there is also an artistic presence to the distinct graphic shape. Not to overlook its low sodium and calorie count, at one one calorie per leaf. Whether ued as an appetier to make an elegant presentation or cooked into a meal the Belgian Endive, hot or cold, is an “uncommon pleasure”.