Enhance your Cuisine with Specialty Produce

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  • March 25, 2015

The art of Plate Presentation is essential to the success of a dish as its taste and flavor.  The appearance of how food is plated is truly an art and can strongly influence our desire to want to taste it. It can be the deciding factor for your guest  to try your cuisine or not. So how do you create this experience for your guest? The answer is quite simple, by creating a fusion of colors, textures and interesting visual elements on a plate.

Specialty produce such as  MicroGreens, Petite™Greens, and related Specialty Items offer a delicate, gorgeous appearance and vibrant colors, which will add visual appeal and flavor to any plate. With  hundreds of varieties on our farm, we offer some of the most unique specialty produce available, many of which cannot be found at other farms. These varieties will definitely add the appeal and set you apart from other chefs:

Petite™ Amaranth Carnival Mix™ is perfect for all seasons and a festive addition. Consisting of four different highly colored Amaranth leaves, that are vibrant in colors; pink, orange, red and yellow. Add to any plate to make an extravagant and exceptional statement.

Petite™ Amaranth Carnival Mix™

Petite™ Hearts on Fire™ add spunk to any salads, a great highlight for cocktails or make a stunning presentation as a bed for meats. The leaf itself possesses a unique pattern with vibrant green and red coloring. This Petite™Green is sure to be a crowd-pleaser, and has topped many specialty produce distributors list.

Hearts on Fire

Ice Bud™ is one of our favorite specialty items at Fresh Origins. The flower buds, glisten with brilliant sparkling beads of water, not only are they ascetically pleasing but also add an unexpected crunch and burst of salt water on the palate. Enhance seafood dishes such as oysters, ceviche or any fish. Top a chilled cucumber soup, or replace the olive in a cocktail.

Ice Bud Shola Revised

These are three of many varieties that can help enhance the presentation, flavor profile and uniqueness of your dish.  To learn more, visit our “Products” section on our website or contact your specialty produce distributor for more information.