I was worried I was doing it wrong for years, exactly how I handle this. New to me, the pizza.
Broccoli raab is a trendy, tasty green that is taking menus by storm. Some of its many names are broccoli di rapa, broccoletti de rape, rape and rapini. The only similarity to broccoli, however, is the small buds on top. It is a member of the turnip family and has a rich green color and slightly bitter taste. The green leaves, buds and stems are edible. It is an integral part of Italian cuisine, and although its flavor is complex, it is intriguing and balanced.
Seasonality and Health Benefits
Broccoli raab is a cool-season crop. The ideal time to cultivate it is in fall or early spring, and it needs to be gathered before the florets open. It’s possible to have numerous cuttings from a plant, if it is harvested while the weather is cool.
Broccoli raab has vitamins A, B, C and K, as well as calcium, iron, magnesium…
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