where to buy salsify and cardoons
Where can I buy salsify and cardoons in the Boston area, preferably somewhat close to Lexington?
I would also like to know sources for what I call "baby" or "unborn" vegetables!!! I mean the tiny beets, carrots and squashes one finds in the better restaurants.
I always see salsify - scorzonera, actually - at WFM. I haven't seen cardoons as readily, but Russo's is a good bet (for the latter as well). Restaurants generally FedEx the micro veggies in from the midwest or California: Chef's Garden or Nature's Best. I believe either will sell online.
Bought some truly gorgeous Cardoons at Russo's in Watertown Thursday.
Arax in Watertown also has Cardoons some times as do the green grocers in the North End.
Mind sharing a recipe for the Cardoons, my SO was going to call her mom in Italy?
Think I have seen salsify at Russo's as well.
Little tiny veg you probably have to wait for summer farmer's markets.