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PostHeaderIcon Bull’s Blood Making It On To Sacramento Menus!

bullsbloodmicrogreensimageMicrogreens . . . take them or leaf them!

It is only natural that California would pioneer the latest microgreen trend in the food world.  These flavorful Lilliputian members of the greens community have been appearing with increasing frequency on today’s restaurant menus.  They are appearing in upscale markets and restaurants and locally command a luxury item price of up to $3 to $5 per ounce. Many chefs in the Sacramento restaurant scene are now incorporating microgreens into a variety of dishes.  One common microgreen that is being found on local menus in California restaurants is Bulls Blood.  Read that twice when you see it on a menu and wonder to yourself;  “really?”.   Do you take it literally or have you already been exposed to one of the newest local farm trends to hit many restaurants menus?

Bulls Blood is a popular microgreen that stems from the 1840’s bulls blood beet. Bull’s blood leaves have been used in folk medicine to treat a wide variety of ailments. This Microgreen’s beet-like flavor and vivid red color enhances mixed green salads but also finding its way on top of raw meats, seafood and pork belly sandwiches!
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