Latin Name: Rumex sanguineus
Product: Red Sorrel, Small Leaf; 100 Ct.
Description: Introduced from Europe, it has been naturalized in the U.S. (especially) in Ohio; Used to treat kidney disease; The word 'sorrel' derives from the French, 'sur' meaning sour; High in Vitamins A & C and potassium
Tasting Notes: Sharp, tangy flavor; Lemony (some say more like a tart, sour, green apple); Very subtle aroma
Usage: Highly aesthetic green for top notch salad presentations -- bright green leaf with dark maroon stems -- best when mixed with milder lettuces; Blanching reduces some of the characteristic bitterness; Purees; Sauces; Alongside main dishes; Use with dark chocolate, ice cream, and, other desserts; Decorative garnishes
Storage Instructions: Best when used within 7 days of procuring.