Turnip Tops with Croutons

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The Official Downton Abbey Christmas Cookbook

The Official Downton Abbey Christmas Cookbook

By Regula Ysewijn

Published 2020

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Turnip tops, or turnip greens, have a pleasant peppery, mildly bitter flavor. The best leaves are the youngest ones. Older ones are typically quite bitter, which is probably why these greens are often snubbed by diners. Nowadays, it can be difficult to find turnips with their tops still attached, but they’re worth the hunt.

At Downton, these greens would have been regularly served because the leaves could be harvested straight from the vegetable beds without removing the turnips fro