As a hybrid of broccoli and kai-lan, Chinese type of kale. It has a rather sweet taste that can be described as being a mix between broccoli and asparagus.
Storage: It will keep in the fridge for up to five days but is best eaten within two days of purchase.
Preparation: Tenderstem can be blanched, microwaved, boiled, stir fried, steamed, deep fried or grilled – and can even be eaten raw. It needs nothing more than a quick rinse. Stir frying or quickly steaming Tenderstem is the best way to keep all of its nutrients intact and is best used in salads, pasta dishes and risotto.