A row of purple kohlrabi

Fact file: kohlrabi

Discover some fascinating facts about this under-appreciated vegetable.

Kohlrabi (Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes) is a little-known vegetable that’s brimming with culinary possibilities for the health-conscious gardener.

Pronounced coal-rah-bee, it has a crisp but sweet flavour. The outer skin can be green or purple, but peels away easily to reveal dense white flesh.

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