Yka Leaves®

Flavour: Acidic with a slightly sweet undertone
Use: Crustaceans and shellfish, vegetable and fish dishes
Culture: Socially responsible cultivation using biological crop protection
Availability: All year round
Shelf Life: Up to seven days at 2-7°C
Packaging: 15 leaves in a cup, 2 cups in a solitairy box (20x30 cm)

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Flavour and usage
Yka Leaves® is the Koppert Cress brand name for an edible leaf. Yka Leaves have a robust, acidic flavour with a slightly sweet undertone. With their deep purple colour and delicate markings, they are extremely decorative. Yka Leaves work well in combinations with lobster, scallops, and shellfish. They also make a delicious addition to vegetable dishes with 'earthy' flavours, incorporating beetroot, root vegetables, or tubers, for instance. They are a perfect accompaniment to smoked or grilled vegetables, fish and meats.   

Yka Leaves originate from South America, where they are found in large quantities in natural environments, primarily in Brazil. Yka Leaves form part of a large family: more than 900 different varieties have been described.