Earthy, pungent and slightly astringent, the swede, is also known as a yellow turnip or in some places like the U.S. as a rutabaga, or so I’m led to believe.

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Sharp, piquant, spicy heat; black pepper is so commonly used in food it is easy to take it for granted and miss it’s amazing potential. 

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