What Can I Do With…Turnips
Carrot and Turnip pickle (By KISEKI Authentic Japanese Restaurant!)
- 1 pc of carrot or 100g
- Turnip 400g
- 3 large spoon of vinegar
- 2 large spoon of sugar
- Grate carrot and Turnip (and a Fennel bulb – Optional). If Turnip is bitter, slightly boil it separately.
- Put salt to taste and squeeze water out.
- Mix seasoning, sugar and vinegar
- Add seasoning and mix
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What Can I Do With…Turnips Greens
Spicy Skillet Turnip Greens
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 medium onion, cut into wedges
- 1 pound turnip greens, cleaned and chopped
- ¼ cup water
- pinch brown sugar
- ⅛ teaspoon red pepper flakes (adjust to preference)
- Drizzle olive oil into skillet over medium heat.
- Add onion and cook until just tender, about 3 minutes. Then add ½ of turnip greens. Allow to cook down and add the remainder of the greens.
- Add water, brown sugar and red pepper flakes. Adjust the amount of red pepper to your personal taste.
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What Can I Do With…Soybeans
- 3 cups cooked soybeans
- 1-2 tbsp lemon juice
- 1-1.5 tbsp finely chopped dill
- 1-1.5 tbsp finely chopped cilantro
- salt to taste
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What Can I Do With…Oseille de Guinée
- 2 L (about 2 quarts) water (plus 500 mL/2 cups)
- 60 grams (about 2 oz) Oseille de Guinée
- 6 large sprigs of fresh mint
- freshly sliced ginger or pineaple juice, optional, to taste
- 375 mL (1 1/2 cups) sugar, or to taste
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What Can I Do With…Japanese Red Shiso
- julienned and sprinkled on a simple citrus or mixed green salad.
- tossed into a pot of your favorite green tea
- minced into or as a leaf wrap for tuna salad—shiso LOVES tuna.
- chopped up with fresh fruit (plums, especially).
- chopped up and added to roasted or stir-fried veggie
- as a leaf wrap for barbecued meat or tofu
- in scrambled eggs, especially with a generous spoonful of unsweetened yogurt
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What Can I Do With…Chervil
- Add some chervil to a creamy courgette soup, or sprinkle over courgettes sautéed in olive oil with a bit of lemon zest and a squeeze of juice.
- Pound some chervil into butter with sea salt, black pepper and a little lemon juice to make a seasoned butter to go with steak or lobster.
- Add it to mushrooms sautéed in butter and finished with cream.
- Add it to a celeriac and potato purée.
- Stir some into mayonnaise to go with goujons of fish or chicken.
- Add it to scrambled eggs.
- Make a dip for radishes by stirring together some soft goat’s cheese and yogurt until smooth, and stirring in some chervil, salt and pepper.
- Sprinkle it over roasted fennel.
- Mixed with seasoned breadcrumbs and a little very finely diced shallot, chervil makes a good topping for grilled oysters.
- For an easy potato salad, dress boiled potatoes while they’re still warm with a vinaigrette laced with plenty of chervil.
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What Can I Do With…Mint
- Salad Ingredient
- Jazz up your water
- Fancy Ice Cubes
- Homemade Potpourri
- Add To Chocolate
- Chocolate Dip Them: What!? Yes!
- Juice It
- Make A Tea
- Tincture it
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What Can I Do With…Italian Dandelion
- Use it in salads in place of some of the other leafy greens.
- Sauté alone or with onions and garlic in olive oil or sesame oil; garnish with sesame seeds.
- Chop the leaves and add to soups, stews, or a crockpot dish.
- Chop the leaves and add to salads.
- Add chopped leaves to pilaf mixes. Great with quinoa, wild or brown rice!
- Try them with feta cheese, sliced red onions and currants or raisins.
- Cook them with legumes.
- Use them in place of lettuce on a sandwich.
- Juice them…they make a great addition to your morning juice blend.
- Use them as a substitute for other leafy greens, in part, or all the way.
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What Can I Do With…Kale
- Kale Pesto
- Briased Kale
- Kale Slaw
- Kale Chips
- Japanese style Boiled Kale Salad
- Baked Kale Mac-and-Cheese
- African-Style Stewed Kale
- Sautéed Kale with Toast and Eggs
- Tropical Kale Slushy
- Kale Flatbreads
- Kale Spiked-Mashed Potatoes
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