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Definition: Chicory

Not to be mistaken for its cousin, endive, chicory is a vegetable with curly bitter tasting leaves that are used as an ingredient in a salad or cooked as greens. The ground, roasted roots are often used as a coffee substitute or added to coffee for more body and aroma.

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beingtazim beingtazim 10 years
i really like chicory as a coffee substitute - its my favorite kind. :)
chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 10 years
Chic a de doo da.... not for me.
NdHebert NdHebert 10 years
I just dont like the tartness of chicory.
aurorab aurorab 10 years
Cafe DeMonde coffee is the best! Chicory is pretty easy to grow and oh so tasty in a salad.
crispet1 crispet1 10 years
Wow, I had no idea this existed. Cool.
verily verily 10 years
I adore coffee & chicory blends. They're very smooth.
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