A name in Treviso for radicchio di Treviso. The shape of a small Cos lettuce, Marcella Hazan describes this, with its tapering purple leaves with clear white stems as the one of the "noblest members" of the radicchio family, It appears around November and is good in salads but not to be overlooked as an ingredient for risotto or as an accompaniment to meats either braised, baked or grilled.

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