Baby Beets and Spring Onions Stewed in Cream

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By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1993

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Many British people believe that beetroot is no more nor less than slices of purple woody root vegetable kept in a jar of acid vinegar. This perception is so deeply imbued that many actually grow to love the sensation of putting something in their mouths which causes involuntary pursing of the lips and a sudden inhalation of air. When offered sweet baby beets that have never been subjected to pickling they become confused, even agitated. Inducing this sensation will give the cook much sa