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SeeKay Turnip F1 'Market Express' Min 200 seeds
A fast growing Oriental variety that produces small white Turnips ...
Last Update 24.05.2013 03:53
Customer Turnips Reviews (2)
by - written on 14/02/12 (Very useful, 83 readings)
Introduction If you're looking for an easy crop to grow that's relatively fast from seed to cropping, try a turnip! Turnips have a bit of a bad reputation as being unfashionable, and woe betide the parent who suggests to their children that they have turnips for tea - you'll get looks that could melt the polar ice caps. However, with a bit of cunning, turnips can be easily disguised if needs be and make a tasty addition to home cooked foods. Right, lets get growing. Background Turnips are related to cabbages believe it or not, as they are in the brassica family which involves Swedes and sprouts too. They're not massive in size, but ... Read the complete review
by - written on 07/08/09 (Very useful, 176 readings)
************* -Background- ************* Traditionally Turnips are thought of as a root crop, and are commonly grown and consumed as such. To be honest, im not a huge fan, but if home grown, picked when small, and eaten freshly, they are fairly delicious. My main experience of them though, has been from the supermarkets. Where they are almost always available at close to 'animal feed' size, and consequently are unfortunately fairly bland tasting, even when combined with more powerful flavours. (Although saying that, creamy mashed Neeps with melted Gruyere through it, does taste incredibly nice). Interestingly, and probably a ... Read the complete review
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