Black kale is also called Lacinato kale, cavolo nero, literally “black cabbage”, in Italian and often in English. It is a variety of kale with a long tradition in Italian cuisine, especially that of Tuscany.
It is also known as Tuscan kale, Tuscan cabbage, Italian kale, dinosaur kale, flat back cabbage, palm tree kale, or black Tuscan palm.
Lacinato kale has been grown in Tuscany for centuries, and is one of the traditional ingredients of minestrone and ribollita.
Yes, they can eat it in small amounts.
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