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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.
A simple South Indian dish, with starchy vegetables.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...