Sorrel Pesto

Sorrel: The Pungent Plant

A Flavorful and Leafy Green that can spice up a variety of dishes

Written by: Jesse Hom-Dawson

A perennial herb related to rhubarb and buckwheat, sorrel (not to be mistaken with the Jamaican hibiscus drink, also called sorrel) is a leafy green that resembles spinach in looks, but mimics arugula in taste with its bright and slightly bitter flavor. In season from spring through summer, sorrel is a versatile ingredient that can […]

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Chef Victor Scargle

Executive Chef of Lucy Restaurant & Bar at Bardessono in Yountville, CA

Written by: Jesse Hom-Dawson

  Chef Victor Scargle may have a varied and impressive resume, ranging from Michael Mina’s Aqua to Cindy Pawlcyn’s Go Fish, but what remains constant is his dedication to using local and seasonal ingredients in his cooking, in the kitchen, at work and at home. It’s understandable then, when The Clever Root asked him for […]

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