When I’m not out looking for a new subject to blog about, I work at a small, family-owned grocery store.
I’m one of those people that gets amazed at the little things in life, and the fact that I get to play with fruits and vegetables all day long makes me happy.
Rarely will I get excited about an apple, an orange or an onion, but once in a while a new, cool looking variety pops up and I’m back to being a kid again.
The romanesco broccoli is one of those vegetables that amazes me.
I first saw a romanesco broccoli in a book called Pour en finir avec la cuisine de mémé (In english : Down with boring old food! Inventive little recipes for the 21st century) by Raphaele Vidaling.
Taste-wise, it has been compared to a mix between a regular cauliflower and a broccoli. It was first discovered in Italy, hence the name.
If ever you come across one of these, don’t be intimidated by it! Here is a list of interesting recipes: