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Broccoli Purple Sprouting

Product Description
Description/Taste:
Purple sprouting broccoli is a vibrant and eye-catching variation of the traditional green broccoli. Characterised by its slender, long stalks and small, purple or deep violet florets, it offers a more tender texture and a slightly sweeter, nuttier flavour compared to its green counterpart. The entire plant, from stem to floret, is edible and boasts a delicate and nuanced taste.

Seasons/Availability:
In the UK, purple sprouting broccoli has a primary season from late winter to early spring, making it a cherished sign of the impending end of winter. There are also varieties cultivated for autumn harvest. To supplement local production, there are occasional imports from European countries, though the majority available in the UK is home-grown.

Uses & Flavour Pairings:
Purple sprouting broccoli is versatile and can be steamed, boiled, roasted, or sautéed. It pairs beautifully with robust flavours like garlic, anchovy, and chilli, as well as milder ingredients like butter, almonds, and soft cheeses. Its tender stalks and florets make it a popular choice for stir-fries, salads, and as a side dish to complement meats and fish.

History:
While broccoli has ancient origins dating back to the Mediterranean, the purple sprouting variety has been cultivated in the UK for at least the last 200 years. Its resurgence in popularity in recent times can be attributed to its unique colour, flavour, and the movement towards seasonal and locally-sourced produce.
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