Spring cabbage…. A hardy vegetable that’s an excellent source of Vitamin C and glutamine, an amino acid which has anti-inflammatory properties. Health benefits aside, the image of spring cabbage has been tarnished by the soggy mush served up in school and work canteens. In this guide I hope to banish the soggy cabbage blues as I show you how to cook cabbage correctly, but first let’s look at how to grow it at home.
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Kohlrabi…. high in vitamin C and K, potassium, fibre as well as the antioxidant carotenoids b-carotene and lutein. Kohlrabis flavour varies between nutty (uncooked) and broccoli with a hint of radish (cooked). If you seek unusual tastes and looks then this give this member of the cabbage family a second glance.
This is a new allotment project situated in a secure and private location just 2 miles from Navan, Co. Meath.
Located on farmland at Beech Park, Clonsilla, Dublin 15 (Right next to Clonsilla railway station), these allotments are perfectly located for those wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.
It all kicks off this month in the vegetable garden.
So have you got your gloves ready, your spade sharpened, and your special slug detecting goggles on?
Currently boasting 16 fenced allotments, the Breaffy allotments are located 2 miles from Castlebar town, next to the Breaffy house hotel.
Located on a farm just three miles from County Meath near Loughcrew Cairns and Forest, is the Grow Your Own allotments site.