In Italy, this dish would be cime di rapa which means ” turnip tops”. It is referring to broccoli rabe or rapini.
The taste is somewhat bitter but not like medicine that makes one gag. 252 more words
Sprouts are a vegetable I usually dislike (even though I’m fine with cabbage and broccoli). To my palate, they taste very bitter. It is part of family mythology how I once ridiculed my little brother for turning his nose up at a bowl of sprouts, loudly announcing “Look, I’ll eat one myself!” I popped one of the wee quinine bombs into my mouth, chewed, and was forced to spit it out again, in spite of the inevitable humiliation… 266 more words