American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of several varieties of chicory, having red or red-spotted leaves that form globose or elongated heads.
- n. prized variety of chicory having globose heads of red leaves
- Italian (Wiktionary)
- Italian, from Old Italian, chicory, from Vulgar Latin *rādīculum, from Latin rādīcula, diminutive of rādīx, rādīc-, root; see radish. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“In my supermarkets, radicchio is kept in small baskets (along with the endive and other specialty lettuces) near the fresh lettuces.”
“All of those leaves create tons of shadows, and the radicchio is a deep purplish brown to begin with.”
“Ivy, I once saw this kind of radicchio in the Athens central market.”
“On the other hand, if it is not the anchovy but the cauliflower that frightens you, then use this powerful anchovy sauce to perk up steamed broccoli or a salad of chicories, such as radicchio, escarole or frisée.”
“Greens like escarole, endive, and the belovedly bitter radicchio are staples in winter, providing a sturdy counterpoint to warm, rich flavors as bold elements in a salad, such as radicchio against crusty Jerusalem artichokes.”
“CORINNE TRANG: 1) Ginger in the cranberry sauce; 2) walnut-miso salad dressing for tossed leafy greens including tatsoy, mizuna, baby bok choy, and Thai basil leaves along with larger leaves such as radicchio and oak leaf, for example; 3) sticky rice, shiitake, and Chinese sausage stuffing for the bird.”
“I make sure I have plenty of greens, like kale, spinach, or arugula, and vegetables like Brussels sprouts, avocados, radicchio, or fennel.”
“Light dinner (soup, salad with romaine, radicchio, arugula and balsamic vinaigrette dressing, and Pouilly Fuisse) · 8 p.m. —”
“My second salad was organic apples, radicchio, spicy walnuts, topped with gorgonzola; a pretty classic and always delicious combination.”
“There's nothing subtle about Thomas's plans to stock the joint with 1,000 kinds of whiskey, which diners will be able to chase with fried clams, steak Diane, wild game and some reminders of the chef's days at the late Viridian in Logan Circle, including a grilled radicchio salad with sherried walnuts and candied grapefruit and chicken cooked under a brick.”
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