Jerusalem artichoke 500gr
TOPINAMBUR: PROPERTIES, BENEFITS AND HOW TO USE IT IN THE COOKING
ALL THE CURIOSITIES ABOUT TOPINAMBUR
Tuber known as the Jerusalem artichoke , it is often mistakenly associated with the potato . Unlike the potato , it does not contain starches . Of artichoke
and potato however remembers the taste. Thanks to its composition it helps to regulate cholesterol and stabilize blood glucose values.
In autumn , at the edges of the canals, you can often find the beautiful yellow flowers of the wild Jerusalem artichoke (its plant can even reach three meters in height and
its flowers vaguely resemble small sunflowers).
Called ' Jerusalem artichoke ' or Jerusalem artichoke, its name is not connected to this city , while perhaps it is determined by an incorrect pronunciation by the Anglo-Saxon people of the word sunflower.
HOW TO USE TOPINAMBUR IN THE COOKING
With an excellent flavor between potato and artichoke , Jerusalem artichoke can be eaten with its peel (well washed from the earth and rubbed) either raw in slices or cooked: in a pan, baked with chips or steamed. Good in pasta, risotto, cream, as puree or as pesto.
Be careful not to overdo it with the quantity, it tends to create noticeable flatulence.
HOW TO BUY TOPINAMBUR ONLINE AND HOW TO STORE IT
FRUTT'IT chooses for you Jerusalem artichokes that are firm, intact and with a lively brown color tending towards purple, without sprouts, cuts, stains and mould. Often this tuber has a variable shape.
STORE well cleaned of soil and dry in a plastic bag in the refrigerator or in a dark, cool place; to keep them for a long time yes
they can place in a box full of sand.