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Radicchio Tardivo

I shot this radicchio tardivo, a red curly radicchio from Treviso, in Venice’s Rialto market. The bitter, crunchy plant is protected by IGP status and con only be grown in and around Treviso, in mainland Veneto.

2016-01-07T03:42:00+00:00 March 15th, 2010|Categories: Daily Food Photo, Venice|4 Comments


  1. Eleonora March 16, 2010 at 11:02 am - Reply

    Yes, tardivo. I can just smell the bacon sizzling while the radicchio begins to bruise in 3 tablespoons of oil…

    Thank you for that!

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