The Q&A Archives: Source for Escarole (Broad-leafed Endive)

Question: What's another name for escarole or is this the proper name? Where can I find either seed or plant? This is a plant that local Italians use in soups and other vegetable dishes. Mo Reichman Newfield, NJ

Answer: I love escarole (a.k.a broadleafed endive). My Italian mom makes it into a soup she calls Schotal (sp?). It's delicious! If you can grow lettuce, you can grow escarole. You can buy seeds from, The Cooks Garden P.O. Box 535 Londonderry, VT 05148 800-457-9703

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