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What's This Leafy Green? (On Pizza, in Turkey)

Jetgirly Oct 30, 2010 08:29 PM

What is the leafy green that was on top of my pizza at Lokal (near the Galata Tower in Istanbul)?

Also... eeeew.

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    pitterpatter Nov 1, 2010 08:20 AM

    Baby mustard greens.

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      kemi5 Oct 31, 2010 05:36 PM

      Looks similar to a cabbage leaf.

      1. babette feasts Oct 31, 2010 12:23 AM

        Was it peppery? Looks like mature arugula.

        What is the "eeew"?

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        1. re: babette feasts
          Jetgirly Oct 31, 2010 02:15 PM

          It was pretty gross. The leaves were very thick and it was very bitter. It wasn't an appreciated pizza topping (though the rest of the pizza was good).

          1. re: Jetgirly
            monavano Oct 31, 2010 03:59 PM

            Arugula can be VERY peppery, but I wouldn't describe it as bitter. I'm not convinced it's arugula, but can't tell you what it is!

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