A place to explore and buy perennial vegetables and other food plants.
23rd December 2017
I wondered if purple tree collards would make good kale crisps. I tossed some shredded leaves in olive oil, salt, paprika and lemon zest and dehydrated them in a low oven to find out.
They worked out just as I think they should. But it seems that I don’t really like kale crisps! I’ve had them at parties before and not been too impressed. And I tried making some myself – but burnt them. I just wondered if I would find them more appetising this time. But no, I still prefer my greens hydrated.
Stew on the other hand grabbed a handful and said, “Mmm, what’s not to like?”
So yes, purple tree collards do make fine kale crisps – for those who like them!