borecole


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borecole:

see kalekale,
 borecole
, and collards,
common names for nonheading, hardy types of cabbage (var. acephala and sometimes others), with thick stems and curly leaves, belonging to the family Cruciferae (or Brassicaceae; mustard family).
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Also known as borecole, kale stood out for its ability to grow during winter, making it a staple crop in places like Scotland, where every kitchen had a "kail pot" for cooking.
And alongside the more standard fare the kids bedded in rarer foods such as red Russian kale and green curled borecole.
You may find it called Borecole in some seed catalogues but whichever name is used, you can have green or purple leaves across a number of good F1 hybrids and, providing you harvest the younger foliage that is emerging from now onwards and that you steam it for the same length of time as you would steam cabbage, you have one the tastiest and most nutritional vegetables of all.