Citra Leaves

Flavour: acidic citrus notes, fresh
Use: In fish and poultry dishes, in salads
Culture: Socially responsible culture with biological crop protection
Availability: Year-round
Shelf Life: Up to 9 days at 2-7°C
Packaging: Content: 25 leaves in a cup, 2 cups in a box (20x30 cm)

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Taste and Usage
Citra Leaves® is the Koppert Cress brand name for an edible leaf. The leaf is decorative and silver-coloured on the inside. Citra Leaves have a bold, sour citrus taste. It's reminiscent of Granny Smith apples or light citrus. The sour taste is present in both the leaf and the stem. Citra Leaves can be used in a wide variety of dishes, from fish to poultry. It is also a good addition to salads or desserts.

Citra Leaves originally comes from the Andes mountains of Chile. There, the leaves are often used as a vinegar replacement. They are also chewed for the refreshing sour taste.

Availability and Storage
Citra Leaves® are available all year round and can be kept for up to nine days at a temperature of between 2° and 7°C. Produced according to socially responsible cultivation methods, Citra Leaves satisfy hygiene standards in the kitchen. The products only need rinsing, since they are grown clean and hygienically.