White turnips, or ‘Neeps’ as they are affectionately known, are smaller in size than rutabagas with a crisper texture and softer flavour. They are purple on the top and white on the bottom with white flesh.
Firm and heavy for their size
A violet bloom colour around stem that fades to creamy white near the root
Small to medium in size for delicate sweet taste and finer texture
Local BCfresh white turnips are available from mid-July through January. Imported product (Bestfresh) is available the remainder of year.
Mashed with carrots or potatoes
Creamy ‘Neep hash
Raw, cut in 1/4” sticks or julienned
Boil, raw, blanch, steam, braise, sauté, bake, deep-fry, microwave
Store in a cool, well-ventilated area.
Recipes for Turnips
Another amazing recipe created by Chef Wes Levesque, the Superfood Chef and owner of Urban Village...
Veronica Sliva from FoodNetwork.ca writes: Hearty root veggies such as carrots, rutabagas,...
This is a feast from the farm in a bowl. Serve with crusty bread on a cool autumn night. Root...