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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
Instructions
  1. Grate carrot and Turnip (and a Fennel bulb – Optional). If Turnip is bitter, slightly boil it separately.
  2. Put salt to taste and squeeze water out.
  3. Mix seasoning, sugar and vinegar
  4. Add seasoning and mix
  5. Enjoy!

Find out more by tasting it at KISEKI!

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)
Instructions
  1. Drizzle olive oil into skillet over medium heat.
  2. 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.
  3. Add water, brown sugar and red pepper flakes. Adjust the amount of red pepper to your personal taste.

Find out more on addapinch.com

What Can I Do With…Soybeans

Soybeans Appetizer

  • 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

Find out more on Vega-licious website!

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

Find out more on this website!

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

Find out more on this site: Small Foot Print family website!

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.

Find out more on this site: The Guardian’s Life and Style website!

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
  • Pesto

Find out more on this site: Meghan Telpner website!

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.

Find out more on this site: Whole Foods Market

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

Find out more on this site: Bon Appetit!