Selection and storage
Choose firmish roots and store in the refrigerator. The white roots of this plant can be grated
Available all year round. Peak season is autumn-winter.
Grate and use fresh or make a horseradish relish. Good with beef butter, cream, chives, parsley, potatoes, eggs, pastry, mustard and ham.
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