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Post by Conveyancer » Tue Jan 24, 2006 6:31 pm

When in the supermarket today I saw a vegetable that from a distance looked like celery but is called cardo, which according to my Spanish dictionary means thistle. Anyone ever cooked thistle stalks?

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Post by nigelrb » Tue Jan 24, 2006 8:03 pm

Ah, Conveyancer, you're on a bender, aren't you? That was asparargus! :wink:

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Post by Conveyancer » Tue Jan 24, 2006 8:35 pm

Two feet long :shock:

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Post by Beech » Mon Jan 30, 2006 5:28 pm

It sounds like a Cardoon.

Here's some information Descriptions and Photos: Cardoon
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Post by Conveyancer » Mon Jan 30, 2006 5:40 pm

That's the one! Now I see the word "cardoon" I remember it! Never tried it. May do next year when it's back in the shops.

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Post by Beech » Mon Jan 30, 2006 6:23 pm

Goodie, let us know what it tastes like :)
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Post by Conveyancer » Fri Dec 04, 2009 7:34 pm

Had it in Córdoba in almond sauce. It needed the almond sauce!
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Post by Conveyancer » Sat Dec 05, 2009 9:07 pm

I have just notice this thread has over 4000 hits with only six posts and one of them yesterday. Clearly people must have been intrigued by "thistle" turning up in the cookery forum.
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