Saturday, 15 November 2008

fractal vegetables

This arrived in our veg box this morning.
I don't know whether to cook it or frame it. It is far too pretty to eat.



Anonymous said...

That is beautiful. What is it? Is it a cross between cauliflower and broccoli?

Trina said...

Woah! It is pretty! Now I'm curious though. What is it Tia?


Tina said...

Oh I do hope someone pts a name to it! We buy them them regulalry at the Farmshop however i have never askedwhat it is it is delicious!
just treat it as a cauliflower it is more dense than a calabrese/brocoli but moreflavoursome than cauliflower!


MOM2_4 said...

Interesting looking veggie... never seen it before!

Caroline said...

It's a Romanesco !

We have them occassionally and yes they are lovely.

Claire said...

That's beautiful! I think it's a green cauliflower. They are an amazing luminous green colour aren't they? We sometimes get them in the veg box too. I googled them and here's what I found.

These multicoloured cauliflowers are even more surprising.

Anonymous said...

It's a Romanesque Cauliflower, sometimes called romanesque broccoli.

Claire said...

I meant these! Ooops!

Purple and orange cauliflowers.

Sorry for the huge links, but these are so pretty!


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