Saturday, January 28, 2006

Eat it now: Roast artichokes

The Guardian

By Nikki Duffy

Artichokes are a wonderful, deeply flavoured vegetable - or thistle flower, if you want to be accurate - but they are time-consuming to prepare. There's nothing wrong with that in itself but, in this country, it's also not always easy to find good fresh artichokes. Nevertheless, a person can get addicted to their unique, savoury flavour, further enhanced by caramelisation through roasting. I always have a jar of roast artichokes in the fridge: they are delicious, good for you and useful.


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