Hi Jules from far Bulgaria :-) I am following you for more than 5 years, because I really like the simplicity of your recipes, and also the flexibility with the substitutions you provide. You eat way more cabbage than my men will. This vegetable has a beautiful shape with delicate leaves. Dwarf and compact with solid heads and few outer leaves. Conehead cabbage is a quintessential shredding and sauerkraut type cabbage variety. Cook low and slow until tender. 1 pointed cabbage (or substitute as described above), finely sliced, as you would for coleslaw. Meat-eaters can fry some chopped rindless bacon first, and then, using the bacon fat from the bacon to fry, add the shredded cabbage, onion, leeks and perhaps some chopped nuts (pistachios maybe?). Slice up the I’m curious why your Dad can’t eat greens with his diabetes? Your email address will not be published. Cut your potatoes into half or quarters if using fingerling, or cubed to about 1/2 to 3/4-inch pieces if red skinned or yukon gold. Remove from the pan and drain the bacon on a paper towel. Also known as pointed, hispi, or Chinese cabbage, the name sweetheart is used because of its sweet flavour, and because the French word for cabbage, chou, is used as a pet name for a sweetheart, not, as you might think, because it has a shape like a heart. I do love my cabbage Wynne :) And yes leeks and shallots could be on the aromatics list. Do you love broccoli and cauliflower? Blanch the head of the cabbage before peeling the leaves off. Out of stock. Zucchini generally makes an excellent substitute for cauliflower Alicia – start with 1:1 substitution by weight. Jules, you are amazing! 1 cabbage; 4 tbsp fat (you could use butter, olive oil or goose fat) 4 shallots, chopped; 1 rosemary sprig; 2 garlic cloves, peeled; Quarter the cabbage, remove the core and shred the leaves. I have learned so much from the substitutions lists that you include with all your (free!) This cabbage will take longer to cook. Is there any substitute for these two vegetables? Beautiful Broccoli with Creamy Tuna Sauce, https://thestonesoup.com/blog/2017/09/12/10-secret-weapon-sauces/. And always be generous with the salt so it can tone down the bitterness in your veggies – makes them more palatable :). Also known as pointed, hispi, or Chinese cabbage, the name sweetheart is used because of its sweet flavour, and because the French word for cabbage, chou, is used as a pet name for a sweetheart, not, as you might think, because it has a shape like a heart. Keep mulching. Having the suggestions all in one cheat sheet makes it just that much easier. What a positive response to negative feedback. Even whenever I am served with these respective vegetables, I make it a point to throw them out. Like Hispi, it’s good steamed, stir-fried or simply cooked in butter. And so glad you’ve become an adaptable cook from using my free recipes and variations :). It’s tight, green and leafy. Their flavor is mild and earhty, and the leaves are tender even when raw. thanks again. Season well with salt and pepper and serve at once in a large bowl. People get so impressed by the sheer size of it. Looking at out substitution guide above, broccoli appears in the Brassicas. I -have- been doing this, Jules! Blanching cabbage helps to soften the leaves, letting you separate them easily. COOK’S NOTES. To steam cabbage, place in a steamer and cook for 5 - 10 minutes until tender but still crisp. Two of my long term Simple Meal Plans customers left comments saying they found my recipes lacking in vegetable variety. Thinly slice the onions and slice the garlic. https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/feb/08/cabbage-recipes-10-best Thank you. Broccoli is a favourite for me but not for him!! Its flavor is also quite mild, but earthy too. 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