We agree that it isn’t always easy to think of loads of vegetables starting with the letter F. However, our list is “fab”, “fresh”, “fancy” and “full” of ideas. We have thought long and hard and come up with some worthy suggestions that will ensure a few vegetables should become firmly fixed in your mind.
It is particularly ‘tart’ with a slightly bitter taste. It has more of a fruity taste than regular sorrel with an acidic sharpness. The closest thing we can think of to describe this is something akin to fresh rhubarb.
It comes as a large ‘head’ which is sort of a cross between celery and Pak choi. When braised or slowly baked it takes on a sweetness with hints of aniseed and is an ideal accompaniment to foods high in fat such as pork.