Robbie Sigona’s Produce Tips: Romanesco

Romanesco is an unusual edible flower belonging to the broccoli and cauliflower family.

In fact, its flavor is reminiscent to cauliflower, but with a slightly nuttier, earthier flavor that can be enjoyed raw, slightly cooked or fully cooked.

Here’s some tips to consider when selecting a Romanesco:

  • Choose firm heads that are heavy for their size.
  • Choose heads with no discoloration or sunburn.
  • Refrigerate heads in a tightly sealed bag.

Have you tried Romanesco? You can substiture Romanesco in any recipe that calls for cauliflower. Try this delicious recipe to get you started.

 

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