How to choose, store and prepare Radish

How to choose, store and prepare Radish

Choosing Radish :

  • For best taste chose the ones that are about the size of a ping pong ball.
  • If the leaves are still attached, make sure they are green, stiff & healthy and not yellow, slimy or wilted.
  • Choose the bright vibrant colored ones and not those that look dull & pale.
  • Their skin should be smooth and free of wrinkles, knobs or cracks.
  • Avoid radish bulbs that have brown or black spots on them.
  • Choose the ones that look heavy for their size. This simply means they are extra juicy and healthy.

Storing Radish :

  • Remove leaves and store in refrigerator.
  • Place into plastic bags that is sealed but not airtight.
  • They last up to 5 weeks, when stored well in the crisper drawer of the refrigerator.

Preparing Radish :

  • Slice off the roots and leaves, wash and pat.
  • Radishes are served whole, sliced, diced, minced, and/or grated, depending on the recipe.
  • Cook radishes to temper their bitter flavor.
Radish Recipes

Sharing links to my published posts using radish, for your interest :

For more tips on ‘How to Choose, Store & Prepare’ Seasonal Produce, check out the links below to my blog posts about them, then you will never have to wonder if you picked the right veggies for the week’s cooking .

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