Veggie-in-the-Spotlight: Purple Sprouting Broccoli

19 03 2010

which is which?!

Calabrese is the large headed variety that most of us call Broccoli. Actual Broccoli has individual stalks for each flower clump. It is often purple, and gets called PSB – short for Purple Sprouting Broccoli (confused yet?!).

In the picture, PSB is on the left, Calabrese is on the right.

As PSB is about to go out of season, we’ve just flagged some delicious recipes to help you make the most of it before it it’s gone: