Baby romanesco

Baby romanesco

  • +Description

    Baby romanesco is a little version of the romanesco. The romanesco is native to Italy. This vegetable is a variant of the cauliflower. The vegetable resembles a cauliflower, but is light green in colour and each floret is composed of a series of even smaller and pointy florets which are arranged in an logarithmic spiral. The taste of this vegetable is a cross between broccoli and cauliflower.

  • +Availability

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    Baby romanesco is available from France

  • +Main nutrients

    Fiber, Folate, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Protein, Phosphorus, Potassium, Riboflavin, Thiamin, Vitamin A, B6, C and K.

Main varieties

  • Baby romanesco

    Baby romanesco

    The taste of the baby romanesco is a cross between broccoli and cauliflower.

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  • Baby cauliflower

    Baby cauliflower

    The baby cauliflower is a variety of the baby romanesco. The main difference is the color and the shape.

    View Baby cauliflower

Preparation

Preparation

Baby romanesco should be washed before consuming it. Then the leaves and stem should be removed. Now the baby romanesco is ready to be eaten, baked, boiled or steamed.

Consumption

Baby romanesco is usually eaten cooked. However it can also be eaten raw as a snack. Romanesco is perfect to use as a substitute for broccoli or cauliflower. Baby romanesco is because of its size great to decorate a dish with.

When to eat

Baby remanesco is at its best when it has a bright green colour. Fresh remanesco should be kept in the refrigerator and consumed within a few days.

Did you know?

  • Romanesco is also called Romanesco broccoli, Roman Cauliflower, Broccoflower and coral broccoli.
  • Baby romanesco is also used as an ornament