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see chicorychicory
or succory
, Mediterannean herb (Cichorium intybus) of the family Asteraceae (aster family), naturalized in North America, where the tall stalks of usually blue flowers are common along waysides and are known as blue-sailors.
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a plant, Cichorium endivia, cultivated for its crisp curly leaves, which are used in salads: family Asteraceae (composites)
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Colourful winter salad leaves like radicchio, treviso and Belgian endive are arranged on individual plates.
At each table setting a colorful square platter was displayed holding a tower of tomato confit, fennel, mozzarella, roasted pepper, zucchini and chervil; Belgian endives with Chinese eggplant and roast chicken; and baby sea bass with artichoke, tapenade and basil on a crispy potato round.
TOFUNA" IN BELGIAN ENDIVES (Serves 8 or more) This appetizer (pictured on the front cover) is simple and elegant.

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