Hail the Salsify

Thoughts may be turning to Spring and the new growing season ahead, but the Winter veg bed is still providing the last of its produce.

Including this year, Salsify, a Victorian staple now out of fashion. This vegetable even featured in the Victorian classic Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Management!

These roots pre-Christmas were a bit small and fiddly, but as they have started sprouting again post-Christmas, some real monsters have emerged, which when roasted are a bit like a Jerusalem Artichoke.

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