When it comes to bitter, its best buddy is something equally aggressive.
Oh, don’t worry. This isn’t a case of butting heads.
In fact, it’s a recipe for perfect harmony, as one assertive taste needs another, lest one overtake the other completely.
That’s why when it comes to endive, its pleasant bitterness practically begs for something sharp like mustard or vinegar or a piquant cheese.
“Tangle of Radicchio and Endive with Chives and Maytag Blue” proves just that.