Citra Leaves®, acidic citrus notes, fresh

The leaf is decorative and silver-coloured on the inside. Citra Leaves have a bold, sour citrus taste.

Origin
South America
Taste / Aroma
acidic citrus notes, fresh
Season(s)
Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, Coquille St Jacques, Easter, Mothersday, Pumpkin, Strawberry, Valentine's Day
Storage
Cold, 2-7 °C

Taste

Citra Leaves® is the Koppert Cress brand name for an edible leaf. The leaf is decorative and silver-coloured on the inside. Citra Leaves have a bold, sour citrus taste. It's reminiscent of Granny Smith apples or light citrus. The sour taste is present in both the leaf and the stem. 

Taste Friends

Citra Leaves can be used in a wide variety of dishes, from fish to poultry. It is also a good addition to salads or desserts.

Origin

Citra Leaves originally comes from the Andes mountains of Chile. There, the leaves are often used as a vinegar replacement. They are also chewed for the refreshing sour taste.

 

Availability

Citra Leaves are available all year round and can be kept for up to nine days at a temperature of between 2° and 7°C. Produced according to socially responsible cultivation methods, Citra Leaves satisfy hygiene standards in the kitchen.

The products only need rinsing, since they are grown clean and hygienically. 

Specifications

Taste
Sour
Cultures
Alpine, Argentinian, Asian, Australian, Baltic, Chilean, Creolic, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mexican, Nordic, Peruvian, Portugese, South American, Spanish
Packaging
Usage
Covering, Decoration, Deep frying, Garnish, Pickling
Colors
Green
Dishes
Alcohol, Cheese, Cocktail, Coffee, Crustaceans, Dessert, Fish, Fruit, Functional, Game, Starter, Sushi, Vegetarian, Vegetables, Water
Taste Friends
Gin, Rum, Vodka, Cheese (others), Chocolate, Coffee, Prawns, Lobster, Crab, Crustaceans others, Cod, Eel, Monkfish, Salmon, Fish (saltwater), Fish (freshwater), Shellfish, Apple, Apricot, Banana, Berries, Blueberry, Cherry, Coconut, Corn, Cucumber, Figs, Kalamansi, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Mango, Orange, Passion fruit, Peach, Pear, Pineapple, Plum, Granatapfel, Pumpkin, Raspberry, Red fruit, Strawberry, Deer, Rabbit, Game (other), Chives, Mint, Beans, Goat, Lamb, Offals, Porc, Sheep, Veal, Meat, Chicken, Duck, Goose, Pheasant, Pigeon, Quail, Turkey, Poultry (other), Scallop, Oyster, Squid, Salt, Vanilla, Chili, Avocado, Carrot, Ginger, Onion, Potato, Butternut squash, Sweet potato, Couscous, Egg, Olive oil, Rice, Soy sauce, Sugar, Tofu
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