Every year, I fill my shed and house with stored vegetables ready for winter, but what I love the most is food harvested fresh from the garden. This is possible even in the dark heart of winter, and some flavours even improve in the cold weather.
For me, the greatest delicacy in winter is a plate of Brussels sprouts. They are bitter, which is good for the liver, but when homegrown in healthy soil, the flavour is milder and sweeter. The intense flavour and dense texture means you don’t need many on your plate for a taste sensation.
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