Trentino Turnips

Rape alla Trentina

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Italian Regional Cookery

By Valentina Harris

Published 1990

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Turnips, potatoes, cabbage, gherkins, red cabbage and something called a cabbage-turnip - these are the vegetables of Trentino and Alto Adige. Visualise the average market stall in southern Italy, bursting with colours and textures, sweet and erotic peppers, aubergines, courgettes, mountains of salad in incredible colours, every hue of green, orange, red, yellow, purple. Then think of these dull white turnips, these pasty white, green and purple cabbages that stand