Microgreens, Macro Trend

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Fervent Foodie is a contributing writer for the official Urbanspoon blog.

From solitary slices of orange to giant lettuce doilies, plate garnishes have perplexed diners for decades.  Garnishes are typically used to quickly and simply fill a perceived void on a plate or inject a bit of visual interest, like the dramatic pop of color a single sprig of parsley can bring to twenty ounces of beef, a pound of steaming potatoes, and a thick pad of melting butter.  In what remains a culinary mystery, kitchens across the globe have chosen to fill the visual and spatial voids with unappetizing embellishments, leaving most diners unsure…

 

 

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