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Does anyone know if green kale is a good substitute for cavolo nero?

Soft Boiled | Jan 15, 201105:09 PM

Hi All,

Does anyone know if the Carrot Common on the Danforth in Toronto carries cavolo nero at this time of year? If I can't find it then I'm thinking of substituting green kale for cavolo nero in Jamie Oliver's favourite ribollita recipe:

Do you think any flavour will be lost with the substitution? Has anyone tried substituting kale for cavolo nero?


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