Slightly nutty artichokes with a mild lingering sweetness, Globe Artichokes grow from tall thistle like plants. They can range from a verdant green colour right through to a purple/bronze colour. They are best paired with deli platters and a glass of red wine.
Health Benefits - Fat free and low in sodium, they also contain potassium, vitamin C and Fibre.
Flavour - Prepare your palette for a delicate nutty flavour. They are not for everyone.
Availability - Available February to October
Storage - Store artichokes in a sealed bag and place them in the dry crisp area of the refrigerator.