root vegetables

Root vegetables are underground plant parts eaten by humans as food
Root vegetables are underground plant parts eaten by humans as food. Although botany distinguishes true roots (such as taproots and tuberous roots) from non-roots (such as bulbs, corms, rhizomes, and tubers), the term "root vegetable" is applied to all these types in agricultural and culinary usage.
Root vegetables are generally storage organs, enlarged to store energy in the form of carbohydrates.

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  1. karadekoolaid

    Recipe Aviyal

    A simple South Indian dish, with starchy vegetables. Ingredients; 1-2 parsnips 1-2 carrots 1 medium sweet potato 4-5 baby courgettes/zucchini oil for frying 1/2 cup freshly grated coconut 1 tbsp black mustard seeds 2-3 Thai green chiles 1 tsp turmeric powder Salt to taste Lemon or lime juice...
  2. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Meatless Meatloaf (Tempeh Meatloaf)

    I've adapted a recipe from one of my cookbooks. It was a freebie cookbook from a hotel in Blackpool (Lancashire, UK). We found it on the bookshelf in the "common room" and started to copy some of the recipes down. It got to the point where I had copied so many that the hotel owner came over... A...
  3. JAS_OH1

    Recipe Roasted root vegetables and chicken thighs with lemon-tarragon cream sauce

    I used my large cast iron skillet to sear and roast tarragon-seasoned and marinated chicken thighs, and then cooked my root vegetables in the same pan so as to absorb the yummy juices from the chicken while cooking. If you don't have a big enough cast iron skillet, you might end up having to...
  4. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Dal with five kinds of veg

    This is from The Dal Cookbook ( Author Krishna Dutta). It's one of only 2 books on my bookshelves that contain meat & fish recipes. The information regarding the recipe is that five is an auspicious number for the Hindus,with this recipe often cooked as temple food. The authentic vegetables are...
  5. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Retro Recipe Potato Cake

    I marking this up as a retro recipe for a reason. It apparently comes from an old Italian cookbook (Pellegrino Artusi, Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well (1891)) and at first I was kind of surprised by it but the more I looked online the more I found mashed potato in a limited...
  6. Hemulen

    Recipe Beef Chili with Root Parsley

    Beef Chili with Root Parsley Serves 4 | Preparation & cooking time 45-50 min Ingredients ✧ 100 g/3.5 oz thinly sliced air cured/air dried ham ✧ 300 g/10.6 oz/0.66 lb minced lean beef ✧ 250-300 g/0.55-0.66 lb root parsley ✧ 2 shallots (or 1 medium-sized yellow onion) ✧ 5-6 garlic cloves ✧ 2...
  7. Hemulen

    Recipe Osso Buco

    Osso Buco Serves 4-6 | Preparation 45 min, cooking 3-4 hours This Italian dish transfers bony beef shanks into tender and delicious comfort food – pulled beef so to speak – after a lengthy cooking time. I remember having this dish as a young kid in the 70’s and loving it. Traditional...
  8. Hemulen

    Recipe Vegan Black Currant Pickled Herring Substitute

    Vegan Black Currant Pickled Herring Substitute Serves 4-6 as a snack | Cooking time 3.5-4.5 h (preparation & oven-bake 1.5 h, marinating 2-3 h) This is a sweet, sour & savory snack or side dish. It resembles pickled herring which is often served with boiled potatoes (among gravlax, roe, aspic...
  9. Hemulen

    Recipe Black Salsify Wokka Ritual

    Black Salsify Wokka Ritual Serves 3-4 | Cooking time 30-40 min Ingredients ✧ 100 g/3.5 oz pine kernels/nuts (or peeled sunflower seeds) ✧ 115 g/4 oz sirloin steak (or seitan) ✧ 2-3 shallots ✧ 3 cloves of garlic ✧ 1 green jalapeño (with seeds) ✧ small piece of fresh ginger (~2 tblsp when...
  10. Morning Glory

    The CookingBites recipe challenge: root vegetables

    Welcome to the CookingBites recipe Challenge. The current challenge ingredient is root vegetables (including tubers) and Morning Glory (that's me) is judge. To enter, all you need to do is post a recipe** using root vegetables, tag it cookingbites recipe challenge and post a link to it in this...
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