Artichoke

Artichoke

– Parts used in the Artichoke: Leaves, neck and head   – Family: Asteraceae   – History and information: Artichokes are known in their natural form as cardoon, and their scientific classification is Cynara cardunculus, and it is native to the Mediterranean region, which is primarily why artichokes play such a major part of their cuisine on a number of levels. Artichokes can be found throughout Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas, but they are less frequently encountered in Asian nations. – Nutritional value: Artichokes are one of the…

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