We shared a pitcher of sparkling rhubarb cordial, and it reminded us how spectacular the colour and how strong the flavour can be. Rhubarb is a vegetable, native arguably to either China or Russia. Who knew? We always think of it as a fruit, often sweetened and part of our breakfast bowl. That’s how we have been enjoying it this week.
But of course it is a vegetable (no seeds…), and one traditionally grown in New Zealand gardens. We thought we’d look a bit more into this pinky-red, stringy plant with delicious tartness, and gorgeous colour.Read More