Dark green leafy fresh vegetables in metal colander.
In recent years dark leafy greens have become more popular because of their nutritional values. Prior to this popularity, different cultures around the world, including Italian and Chinese, have been incorporating greens routinely into their diet. Unlike the more delicately flavored greens such as lettuce these are hardy (they tolerate colder weather) and can be quite bitter, spicy, and pungent. Even though they vary quite a bit in their taste and texture, they are often interchangeable in recipes.
Because of their recent popularity many customers and food retail personnel aren’t as familiar with greens as some of the other more popular produce. This course will provide you with the information needed to provide excellent service to your customers when to comes to leafy greens.
This course has the following objectives:
• Identify leafy green vegetable characteristics.
• Identify how to store and handle leafy green vegetables.
• List how to troubleshoot leafy green vegetable problems.
Course Duration: 60m