In winter, location permitting, Calabrians grow Savoy cabbage, escarole, and broccoli rabe.
escarole is a broad-leaved variety that is grown more or less in a head.
escarole is the broad-leaved variety of the well-known endive.
escarole and chicory, which are much used as greens, should be prepared and cooked according to the directions given in Art. 3.
1897, from French escarole, from Italian scariola, from Late Latin escariola.