French Breakfast Radishes
We have beautiful French Breakfast Radishes from Red Hawk Farm on the order page this week.
They are cute and tender, but the name has always been a puzzle! Why would a radish
be called French Breakfast? Actually, they are descended from an heirloom radish
introduced in 1879. At the time, French Breakfast radishes were the popular market
radish of Paris. Always red tipped with white, the shape can vary. These radishes
are handy snacks for the table. Their shape makes them great for dipping. In France
they are sliced lengthwise, spread with butter and salted, or placed atop a buttered
baguette for a tartine. French Breakfast Radishes also pair deliciously with butter
and creamy cheeses like goat. Of course, they can add a much-needed crunchy bite
to any salad!
Roasted Radish & Herbed Cheese Omelet
French Breakfast Radishes with Sweet Butter, Sea Salt and Chives
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