You may have seen flower sprouts already. I think I noticed them for the first time last year, and I’d wager there’ll be a fair amount of noise about them over the next few weeks.
Essentially, this is a very new ingredient (only really commercially available from about 2013), and is basically a cross between a Brussels sprout and kale.
Now I’m as big a cynic as the worst of you, but I genuinely think flower sprouts are legit. Sure, they’re uber pretty and cute. But don’t tarnish them with any #babykale weariness you may be suffering from. Flower sprouts are not just a clever marketing gimmick.
For me, they carry much of the flavour … Continue Reading