Tag: #gidra

Casarecce with Turnip Leaves and Burrata

I met Michele Palazzo last week and we spoke about traditional recipes of Puglia. He certainly inspired me to try out some new dishes and here is the first of many to come. We do not use the leaves of turnips (kohl rabi) here. They are simply discarded or used to feed domestic rabbits. And out of these scraps we made a most delicious … Read More Casarecce with Turnip Leaves and Burrata

Curried Kohlrabi [Gidra] Soup with Puy Lentils

‘Kohlrabi is the most wonderful vegetable, eaten raw or cooked.  The whole vegetable is completely edible although in Malta it is more common to eat the bulb and the delicious leaves are usually discarded.   Purple bulbs are more common here. The best way to store it is to cut the leaves and store them separately to the bulb, placed in the paperbag in the … Read More Curried Kohlrabi [Gidra] Soup with Puy Lentils