Purple-Sprouting Broccoli with Pickled Walnuts and Roasted Garlic

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Appears in
British Seasonal Food

By Mark Hix

Published 2008

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Be sure to buy slender, young stems of broccoli as thicker stalks tend to be woody Also be aware that there are fakes on the market trying to pass themselves off as purple-sprouting, which won’t taste like the real thing.


  • 1 head of new season’s garlic
  • 4-5 pickled walnuts
  • 700-800 g tende


Preheat the oven to 200°C/gas 6. Wrap the garlic in foil and bake for 45 minutes, then unwrap and leave until cool enough to handle. Separate t