Negres de Muntanya ('black mountain') turnips

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Negres de Muntanya ('black mountain') turnips

In olden days this was grown by farmers as a subsistence crop and usually ended up in a stew. Nowadays, it is a prestigious vegetable, valued for its delicate flavour.

  • Negres de Muntanya ('black mountain') turnips
  • Negres de Muntanya ('black mountain') turnips
  • Negres de Muntanya ('black mountain') turnips
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The black turnip is a tubercle with a black skin and whitish flesh that is long and slender, measuring some 20cm. It is harvested during the winter and eaten until late March. It is more delicate and tastier than other varieties of turnips.

Category: Vegetables.
Characteristic of: Alt Empordà, Baix Empordà, Garrotxa, Pla de l'Estany
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It is sold, in season, in greengrocers in the area.

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