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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Cook's Book of Everything

The Cook's Book of Everything

By Lulu Grimes

Published 2009

  • About

Method

Swedes, or rutabaga as they are also known, resemble turnips, but have a more mellow flavour and a creamier texture, and are best suited to roasting, soups, stews and mashing. They are not a true root vegetable, but a vegetable with a swollen base at the stem. Older swedes are better for mashing, and also hold their shape when added to stews and pies. In Scotland, swedes (neeps) are mashed (or