Cutting the carbs?
If you’re trying to reduce your intake of carbohydrate laden potatoes, then switching some potato dishes for Japanese turnips might be something to consider. Now turnips might not sound so appetising, but if you know some creative ways to prepare them, they may just become one of your favourite vegies.
Yates Japanese Turnips, also called Hakurei turnips, are beautiful white skinned turnips with a crisp, mild sweet flesh. In addition to being cooked they can be eaten raw and thinly sliced in salads and the green tops can also be used like spinach.
Yates Japanese Turnip seed can be sown all around Australia during May. They’re fast growing, taking only 6 – 10 weeks to mature and are a perfect vegie to grow in pots in a sunny spot on a balcony or courtyard.
Here are some recipe ideas: