Brussels sprout: a healthy partner

November 21, 2010 ,

This member of the cruciferous family is the leader of cancer preventing vegetables and is also an excellent source of vitamins. Developed in Belgium during the 16th century, its plant is cultivated vertically, resulting in an excellent yield per square metre.

It acts as a very good accompaniment to many dishes. However, it is often disliked because of its bitter taste and mushiness when overcooked; to avoid this, just sauté it till it becomes «al dente», so that it retains its green colour and crunchy texture.

Try our recipe for Braised Brussels Sprouts with Marjoram.

Braised Brussels Sprouts with Marjoram

Braised Brussels Sprouts with Marjoram

Originally published in the Journal de Montréal on October 6, 2007.


Cinzia Cuneo
Cinzia Cuneo, founder of, never wanted to neglect the quality of her food. She shares her special expertise to make good food quickly and without complications!

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