Turnips!

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Re: Turnips!

Post: # 264443Post patR
Mon Jul 23, 2012 12:49 pm

steamed or boiled in little water with equal amount of carrots, drain, mash and season with lashings of butter, black pepper and a dash of double cream...
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Mon Jul 23, 2012 1:05 pm

Not for us dieters then ! patR. pbf.

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Re: Turnips!

Post: # 264472Post sda
Tue Jul 24, 2012 7:54 am

After such boring suggestions, brace yourselves and try these...
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/pickled_turnips.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I2Z1Puc2lpw
They might sound strange, but well worth trying. I only really enjoyed the sweet recipe when enough time and syrup were used to make it quite sticky at the end, though that's not usual.

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Re: Turnips!

Post: # 264947Post citizentwiglet
Fri Aug 03, 2012 10:18 pm

I am starting to feel quite sorry for turnips, all this hatin'. Personally I prefer them to swede.

Putting them in pasties is a good idea, actually. I usually just roast mine or mash them with carrots like PatR does.

Turnip juice? :wink:
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Post: # 289090Post Weedo
Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:34 pm

I also like them raw (eat them like an apple) or shredded in coleslaw or in a stirfry.
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Fri Feb 17, 2017 10:45 am

Can you grate them into a sort of coleslaw with some remoulade? Could kick myself a couple of years ago in my allotment, I grew loads but just didn't feel inspired enough to actually eat them!
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Fri Feb 17, 2017 11:12 am

There is a turnip variety called Melon Turnip sold by T&M that really is sweet that I grew as a regular raw salad ingredient.
I wouldn't say it was as sweet as a melon, but certainly sweeter than some apples.
Plus it's open pollinated and I saved the seed for years.
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