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An artichoke is a unopened flower-head and a species of thistle variety. Large artichokes grow on the main stalk at the top of the plant and have a cylinder-oval like shape. Every grey green bud has many small leaves that are folded around the flower base. The outside leaves are thick and leathery and usually not eaten.
The inside is tender and slightly fleshy. The leaves become more tender the closer they get to the heart.
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Artichoke tips

How to cut an Artichoke?

Cut the stem off the artichoke and remove the outside leaves. Cut the artichoke in half and remove the 'hair' or fibres in the middle of the head. You keep the bottom of the artichoke, this is nice to eat. Blanche or cook the artichoke and use in a recipe.
Artichokes can be eaten warm or cold.


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How to store?

Artichokes are kept in the fridge, wrapped in a moist tea towel.

  • Ideal to stuff
  • Nice on a bread roll or pizza
  • Make a tasty creamy dip

Nutritional values per 100 g

49 Kcal
9,5 g Sugar
0 g Fats
1,5 g Fibers

Origin EAT ME Artichoke

Artichoke - EgyptEgypt Artichoke - FranceFrance Artichoke - SpainSpain

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