A Salute to the Brassica oleracea

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During a season when families come together, the Brussels sprout can be a true divider! Why do we only eat them at Christmas? ask some; why do we eat them at all? (wail those who are less discerning). At a time when many of us will be faced with this innocuous vegetable, I decided it was time to find out why it is rather like Marmite, loved by some, hated by a seemingly endless throng. […]