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cogollos - Spanish lettuce hearts

In Spanish "cogollos" means heart or something like that. In Spain on local menus it refers specifically to the hearts of a particular kind of lettuce. Small dense hearts about 2 inches in diameter and 4-5 inches long, pale in the center to darker green outside.
Does anybody know exactly which variety of lettuce this is?
I'd like to grow it but can't find any reference to seeds associated with cogollos on the internet. Thanks.

Jun 03, 2009
dandryden in Gardening

Cat Hai fish sauce in Taipei?

I'll be in Taipei for a few days doing a show.
Thought I might try to buy some nice fish sauce to bring back.
Saw Andrew Zimmern showcase the Vietnamese Cat Hai brand made from Squid.
Maybe buy some other exotic condiments not available in US.
Any ideas of a retail outlet that might be fun to shop?
Thanks.
Dan

Feb 11, 2009
dandryden in China & Southeast Asia