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radicchio di Treviso

Language: Italian

Description: Treviso or raddichio di Treviso is a wildly flailing and beautifully coloured radicchio. As with all the chicories, the leaves are slightly bitter. If serving in a salad, they are improved by the addition of a slightly sweet dressing.

radicchio di Treviso
Wild and beautiful radicchio di Treviso at the Rialto market in Venice

Pronounced: rah-DEE-kyoh dee treh-VEE-soh
Latin: Cichorium intybus (Linnaeus) (Rubilfolium group) 'Rossa di Treviso'
Gender: m
Ethnicity: Italian
Most frequent country: Italy

Substitutes: radicchio, rocket or any other bitter salad leaves.

See places: Italian food and cuisine

See foods and dishes: radicchio, radicchio di Castelfranco, radicchio di Verona, spadone

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