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Help - what do you do with radishes!

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FromGirders Tue 02-Aug-11 14:59:40

I mean, do you have to peel them? Can you cook with them?
What would happen if I put them in a chilli?

RemusLupinsBiggestGroupie Tue 02-Aug-11 15:28:24

Don't peel them. Don't cook them!

Two good things to do -

dip them in baked camembert

slice thinly and mix into a salsa thing with halved cherry tomatoes, diced red pepper, red or spring onion, coriander - this would be lovely on the side of your chilli.

Otherwise get some cream cheese and grind lots of black pepper over it. Dip the radishes in it.

Stokey38 Tue 02-Aug-11 15:29:57

[] this looks rather delicious.

Stokey38 Tue 02-Aug-11 15:30:37
proper link

FromGirders Tue 02-Aug-11 15:50:58

Okay . . .

I'll not stick them in the chilli that is this week's answer to "what on earth will we do with all these things in the veg box?"


Paschaelina Tue 02-Aug-11 15:53:55

All I ever do is top and tail them and put in salad

Daydreaming Tue 02-Aug-11 21:18:23

Wash them, slice them. Great in a salad with cherry tomatoes and cucumber.

FreeButtonBee Tue 02-Aug-11 21:23:30

dip them in hummus; even the leaves (well cleaned) they are like rocket!

Popbiscuit Tue 02-Aug-11 21:31:36

I think they are yummy on their own...sort of thirst-quenching like celery. I did see a recipe somewhere once for chilli where they sliced radishes to garnish the top along with sour cream, diced avocadoes etc. I want that for dinner.
Don't forget they are also good for carving into flowers (never done this) and making Annabel Karmel pizza faces or mouse ears for jacket potatoes that your DC will never eat!

startail Tue 02-Aug-11 21:58:29

Horrid things, wash top and tail, slice feed to DHgrin

HazeltheMcWitch Wed 03-Aug-11 00:32:30

Ooh, slice them, put them on bread and butter. Add salt. Enjoy.

Or lose the bread, just eat with butter and salt. Honestly! 'Tis tradition.

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