Frisée, also called curly endive, is a variety of chicory which is frequently used in mesclun (a mixture of baby greens). The attractive pale green leaves are narrow and curly with a frizzy appearance and a slightly bitter taste.
Choose the best
Look for frisée with crisp, perky leaves.
Wash just before adding to a salad.
Can be kept in a plastic bag in the fridge for up to five days.