This knobbly vegetable is memeber of the celery family. It has a distinctive flavour much like celery, but a bit milder.

It can be eaten raw and makes a nice crunchy addition to salad. However, it is most popular cooked in soups or diced and boiled in a potato salad, where it gives a complimentary flavour.

Celeriac bulbs should be purchased reasonably small. When peeled and cut they need to be used immediately or put into a bowl of water and lemon juice because they discolour quickly when exposed to light.

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