Turnips

Turnips

Turnip

Turnips

Turnips are a member of the Cabbage family and grow underground as a root vegetable. Turnips have an appearance and shape that is round and bulbous. They have a white exterior with a purple, green or reddish tones to its upper parts that have been exposed to sunlight.

Turnips contain an abundant supply of  vitamin C.

Baby turnips are as the name suggests are a┬ásmaller sized Turnips and are about the same size as large radishes and have a subtle and sweet taste. the size of large radishes and have a sweet, delicate taste, while winter turnips are more pungent and peppery. Turnip leaves or ‘greens’ can also be eaten boiled, steamed, stir-fried or grated into salads.

Winter turnips have a stronger and slightly spicy flavour.. Turnip leaves or ‘greens’ can also be eaten boiled, steamed, stir-fried or grated into salads.

Store it

Store in a cool, dry place for up to one week.

By |2018-07-14T15:46:12+00:00April 1st, 2015|Vegetables|Comments Off on Turnips

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