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Celeriac
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What is celeriac?

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What is celeriac?

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Celeriac, a member of the celery family, is a tuberous brown-skinned root with white flesh that has a very earthy, more pungent celery-like flavour. Sometimes called knob celery, celeriac is the cooking celery of Northern Europe. Although it's not winning any awards for prettiest vegetable, it's very versatile — it can be peeled and diced, used raw in salads or on a crudite platter, steamed or boiled, mashed like a potato or diced and served as a cooked vegetable.

Pics: Rob Shaw/ bauersyndication.com.au

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