Dinosaur Kale, also known as black kale, or in Latin, Lacinato kale has a rich tradition in Italian cuisine, more specifically in Tuscany. The vegetable has been grown in Tuscany for centuries. The most popular dishes that comprise Dino Kale are Ribollita and Minestrone.
Black Kale’s famous name Dinosaur Kale resembles dinosaur skin which is why the vegetable is nicknamed this way.
The texture and the color of the vegetable are the reasons why the gardeners are drawn to it.
Species: B. oleracea
Binomiall name: Brassica oleracea