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Types of Artichokes

Chinese Artichoke
Chinese Artichoke

Right now I am harvesting my Chinese artichoke tubers and enjoying eating them raw or added to stir fries, soups and stews. They have a lovely crunchy texture and mild flavour that resembles nutty artichokes.

Globe Artichoke
Globe Artichoke

The globe artichoke (Cynara cardunculus var. scolymus) is a variety of a species of thistle cultivated as a food. The edible portion of the plant consists of the flower buds before the flowers come into bloom.

Jerusalem Artichoke
Jerusalem Artichoke

The Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus), also called sunroot, sunchoke, earth apple, or topinambour, is a species of sunflower native to eastern North America, and found from eastern Canada and Maine west to North Dakota, and south to northern Florida and Texas.

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