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Stage 1 -
Trim a little from the base of 5 endives (head of chicory), remove and discard any untidy leaves, then wash endives.
Stage 2 -
Boil a large pan of salted water.
With a small sharp knife, remove a small cone from the bottom and discard it. The cone size depends on endive size, usually about half an inch is fine. This reduces the endive's bitter taste. Note:If endive are medium or big size, think to cut them in two, from top to bottom, to reduce cooking and blenching time.
Stage 3 -
Put endives in boiling salted water for 2-3 minutes...
Stage 4 -
... then remove them using a
, put into very cold water.
endives, and we do that to reduce the bitterness still further.
Stage 5 -
Leave endives in cold water for five minutes, then drain and dry them. The best way is to use a
, and then leave on a tea-towel.
In this recipe I say "reduce bitterness" because we don't want to suppress it entirely: it's part of the endive taste, its character, that we should keep.
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman ( change to a man). How much will it cost?
For 4 endives : 0.42 € Per endives : 0.11 € Note : These prices are only approximate
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