Taste and Usage
Salty Fingers® is the Koppert Cress brand name for an edible leaf. Salty Fingers is a decorative, but tasty ingredient. The crunchy texture and salty, slightly bitter taste are a valuable addition to the salty products. Salty Fingers tingles the taste buds and makes a good combination with meat or mushrooms. It's a good choice with fish or shellfish dishes. Salty Fingers makes an exciting complement to the taste experience.
Salty Fingers is a plant growing along the coasts of tropical America and Asia. It is very salt tolerant, and surprisingly nutritious. It contains proteins, carbohydrates and oil. A number of species was therefore eaten as a vegetable by the local population.
Availability and storage
Salty Fingers is available year round and can easily be stored for up to niine days at a temperature of 2-4°C. Produced in a socially responsible culture, Salty Fingers meets the hygienic kitchen standards. The products only need rinsing, since they are grown clean and hygienically. Salty Fingers is, as all the Koppert Cress cresses and specialties, produced according to the SQF 2000 guidelines.