Horseradish

Selection and storage

Choose firmish roots and store in the refrigerator. The white roots of this plant can be grated

Availability

Available all year round. Peak season is autumn-winter.

Using

Grate and use fresh or make a horseradish relish. Good with beef butter, cream, chives, parsley, potatoes, eggs, pastry, mustard and ham.

Nutrition Information

Horseradish aids digestion and is a good source of vitamin C.

  • the white roots of this plant are used for the spicy sauce of the same name
  • a member of the Brassica family, related to mustards
  • roots are long, white and tapered
  • intact roots have no smell, but once they are cut or ground they are very pungent
  • Available: all year