featured vegetable: Romanesque
Recently my CSA box included romanesque. Doesn’t the name sound regal? I’ve never seen
romanesque in the grocery store. Have
Romanesque tastes somewhere between
broccoli and cauliflower…but so much better! Plus, it’s rich in vitamin C,
vitamin K, fiber, and flavor.
Something so beautiful must taste
delicious. Right? So right. Maybe that’s the real reason that my daughter loves
the logarithmic spirals of flavor. Plus, the vibrantly green color is appealing.
Here’s how I prepared romanesque for
my family- It’s so simple! And, so fast! Who knew that eating healthy is so
I cut the head into bit size pieces,
added a bit of olive oil to my granny’s cast iron skillet, turned the heat on
medium, added the romanesque and a stir-fried the veggies for just a few
Viola! That’s it! Just a bit of
olive oil and chopped romanesque. Nothing else.
We savored every crisp bite. We like
romanesque almost as much as cake!
Have you ever tasted romanesque?