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"While the flower buds can be eaten much as small (and spiny) artichokes, more often the stems are eaten after being braised in cooking liquid. The flower buds of wild cardoons are still widely collected and used in southern Italy and Sicily. In Spain and Portugal, the flower buds are also employed in cheesemaking: the pistils of the cardoon flower are used as a vegetable rennet in the making of some cheeses such as the Torta del Casar and the Torta de la Serena cheeses in Spain, or the azeitão cheese in Portugal. Cardoon is also part of Lyonnaise cuisine (cardoon au gratin).

Cardoon leaf stalks, which look like large celery stalks, can be served steamed or braised, and have an artichoke-like flavour. They are harvested in winter and spring, being best just before the plant flowers. In the Abruzzi region of Italy, Christmas lunch is traditionally started with a soup of cardoon cooked in chicken broth with little meatballs (lamb or, more rarely, beef), sometimes with the further addition of egg (which scrambles in the hot soup – called stracciatella) or fried chopped liver and heart....."


Hi, what we have is 8 plus seed....

Please note: if anyone buys 7 packets of my seed in any one calendar day, they will receive an 8th packet free of their choosing.

P.S. If anyone would desire a lower GIN, we can negotiate, if you are willing to provide Forever stamps to mail the seeds.... just ask Thank you!
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