Kikuna® Leaves, carrot, celery, nice “bite”

Kikuna Leaves are decorative leaves with a distinct flavour of carrot or celery.

Origin
Asia
Taste / Aroma
carrot, celery, nice “bite"
Season(s)
Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, Asparagus, Easter, Game, Mothersday, Mushroom, Pumpkin, Strawberry, Valentine's Day
Storage
Cold, 2-7 °C

Taste

Kikuna® Leaves is the Koppert Cress brand name for an edible leaf. Kikuna Leaves are decorative leaves with a distinct flavour of carrot or celery.

Taste Friends

Kikuna Leaves can be used in salads, with raw fish, and in shellfish dishes. Kikuna Leaves are also very tasty in tempura batter. 

Origin

The plant has been used in Asia for centuries, mainly as a herb to season dishes. Every part of the plant is edible, but the young leaves are preferred. It is a typically Asian plant, with numerous uses as an ingredient and as a garnish.

Availability

Kikuna Leaves are available year round and can easily be stored for up to nine days at a temperature of 2-7°C. Produced in a socially responsible culture, Kikuna Leaves meet the hygienic kitchen standards.

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

Specifications

Taste
Sour, Sweet, Umami
Cultures
Alpine, Asian, Baltic, Creolic, Nederlands, French, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Mediteranean, Nordic, Portugese, Russian, Spanish
Packaging
Usage
Decoration, Garnish
Colors
Green
Dishes
Alcohol, Cheese, Cocktail, Dessert, Fish, Fruit, Game, Grill, Main course, Meat, Poultry, Snack, Starter, Sushi, Tea, Vegetarian, Vegetables
Taste Friends
Gin, Vodka, Cheese (others), Chocolate, Coffee, Prawns, Lobster, Crab, Crustaceans others, Cod, Eel, Monkfish, Salmon, Fish (saltwater), Fish (freshwater), Shellfish, Apple, Coconut, Corn, Cucumber, Lime, Mandarin, Orange, Peas, Pineapple, Pumpkin, Deer, Rabbit, Game (other), Parsely, Tarragon, Beef, Goat, Lamb, Offals, Porc, Sheep, Veal, Meat, Chicken, Duck, Goose, Pheasant, Pigeon, Quail, Kalkoen, Poultry (other), Squid, Asparagus, Avocado, Beetroot, Celery, Carrot, Cauliflower, Onion, Potato, Butternut squash, Sweet potato, Couscous, Egg, Ponzu, Rice, Seaweed, Soy sauce, Sugar, Tofu, Yuzu
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