Roots & Tubers

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Root vegetables have sustained people through the long, hard winter months for centuries, providing valuable vitamins at a time when little other fresh food was available. Now that seasonal food scarcely exists any more, they no longer play such a vital role in our diet but they still make soothing, sustaining fuel when the nights turn dark and chilly. Whether transformed into hearty soups or slow-cooked casseroles, roasted to bring out their sweetness or turned into glorious mash, root vegetables are perfect comfort food – one of the pleasures of winter.

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