Cabbage for lunch

This morning, it was time to clean the filter in the vacuum cleaner. A job I dislike because of all the water it consumes. However, three buckets full of it no doubt did the veggies some good.


the patio and cabbage patch

Whilst carrying out these tasks, I pondered what to have for lunch and decided upon the biggest of the red cabbages. I love raw red cabbage and these, according to the packet, are best eaten raw.

I steamed some of the leaves for comparison and, yes, they have a much sweeter and deeper taste raw. Shame in a way, though, as this means they will be difficult to keep and there is only so much cabbage I can eat in one go.



About Helen

I have always been interesting in living a more environmentally friendly lifestyle and used to do what I could. Now, I have come to realise that we have reached such a point in terms of environmental degradation that it is more important - perhaps - to focus on building resilience. I therefore do as much as I can to reuse, grow my own and encourage a supportive community, for example. I also keep reading and learning all the time.
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7 Responses to Cabbage for lunch

  1. streepie says:

    Pickling them may be an option.

  2. iswascottage says:

    I have a recipe for red coleslaw!
    Red cabbage finely sliced ,
    raw beetroot, grated,
    Red oinion, finely sliced,
    I then use a honey & mustard dressing.
    Served with creamy mashed potatoes and slow baked pork sausage is a family fave

  3. It looks lovely along your garden path.

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