Here you can learn about cabbage types, nutrition, and some useful tips for enjoying this vegetable.
Did you know that long before cabbage was cultivated, it grew wild on the coastlines of Europe? In some places you can still find wild cabbage growing, although what we eat these days is considerably different.
In France, cabbage is a very popular vegetable and you will frequently find it growing in the family potager.
In testament to its culinary importance in France, cabbage is the subject of several different French sayings that you could entertain your family with at dinnertime:
Like its Brassica family relatives, the brussel sprout, broccoli, cauliflower and others, cabbage is a fabulous source of fiber as well as being rich in many vitamins and minerals. In recent years, these vegetables have earned star nutritional status and are recommended eating for anyone concerned with maintaining good health.
Cabbage is very low calorie and tastes great cooked simply, without adding a lot of fat. It can even be made in to a main dish as in the cabbage casserole you will find featured here.
You will find several cabbage types used in French recipes:
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