Embracing Cleome: A Culinary and Nutritional Delight


Unveiling Cleome

Cleome, also known as Spider Flower or Bee Plant, is an herbaceous flowering plant that has recently caught the attention of chefs and nutritionists alike. Native to the Americas, Cleome brings a burst of color to gardens and a burst of flavor to the dining table.

Culinary Adventures with Cleome

Flavorful and Distinctive

Cleome’s leaves, stems, and flowers offer a distinctive flavor profile that’s both peppery and slightly tangy.

Signature Cleome Creations

  1. Cleome Pesto Pasta: Experience the vibrant hues and bold flavors of Cleome in our signature pesto, generously drizzled over perfectly cooked pasta.
  2. Petite Cleome Salad: A refreshing medley of greens, tossed with Cleome flowers, cherry tomatoes, and a zesty vinaigrette – a feast for the senses.
  3. Cleome Infused Dressings: Elevate your salads with our Cleome-infused dressings, bringing a fresh and peppery kick to your favorite greens.

Nutritional Benefits of Cleome

Rich in Antioxidants

Cleome is not just about its delightful taste; it’s also a nutritional powerhouse. Packed with antioxidants, including vitamins A and C, Cleome contributes to a strong immune system and helps combat oxidative stress.

Plant-Powered Wellness

The leaves of Cleome are a good source of essential nutrients such as iron and calcium, promoting bone health and overall well-being. Including Cleome in your diet adds a nutritious punch without compromising on flavor.

Beyond the Plate: Cultivating Sustainability

At Yanni Bistro, we are committed to sustainability, and Cleome fits seamlessly into our philosophy. This resilient plant requires minimal resources to thrive, aligning with our mission to create dishes that are not only delicious but also environmentally conscious.

Connecting with Local Producers

We take pride in sourcing our Cleome from local farmers who share our dedication to sustainable farming practices. This ensures the freshness and quality of our ingredients while supporting the local community.



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