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Barbe/Barba di Frate
A form of chicory (so having a slightly bitter flavour), the leaves of which resembles dandelion leaves with jagged edges. It can be used in the same way as chive or chicory leavres. The seeds can be obtained from www.gardeningexpress.co.uk (http://www.gardeningexpress.co.uk) , and need planting in May.