Storage Tips: Radicchio can be stored in a perforated plastic bag the refrigerator. This way it can last a little longer than a week.
Usage Ideas: To prepare radicchio wash it and then trim the outer leaves. Fresh radicchio is mainly used in salads, but, specially the heart, can also be roasted or grilled and added to pasta sauces or risottos as well as to omelets or other egg dishes. Cooking the radicchio brings out a sweet flavour in it.
Fun Facts: Radicchio is original from the Veneto region of northern Italy, but nowadays it is also grown in France, Mexico and the United States.
Radicchio is rich in minerals like copper, iron and zinc.