The most unique and visually stunning kale —”dinosaur” kale. It is also known as Tuscan kale, Tuscan cabbage, Italian kale, black kale, palm tree kale, et al. The moniker dinosaur kale refers to this variety, because the bumpy surface of its leaves is said to resemble dinosaur skin.
It is also known as Tuscan kale, Lacinato kale. Italian kale, flat back kale, palm tree kale, or black Tuscan palm kale.
Like most other kale varieties, is usually blanched first, and then sautéed with other, flavourful ingredients; in Campanian cuisine, anchovies are often added. It is commonly used in pastas and soups, but can also be eaten raw, in a salad.