A leafy plant that can reach a metre in height with thick red stalks. The stalks can be used in pies and crumbles as it pairs well with apples and ginger. Do not eat the leaves of the rhubarb as they can be poisonous.
Health Benefits - Rhubarb is a winter vegetable that is rich in iron and vitamins A and C.
Flavour - A very tart taste when raw.
Availability - Available all year round.
Storage - Remove the leaves of the rhubarb and cut the stalks. Place them in the dry crisp area of the refrigerator.