You must be wondering what Jerusalem artichokes are. Are they different from the plain artichokes? Yes, the two are very different from each other.
Basics about Jerusalem Artichokes
Jerusalem artichokes are also called sunchoke, sunroot, topinambour or earth apple. They are actually sunflowers. It is the brown tubers found underground that are eaten. They are combined in soups or eaten by itself as side dishes. It can be roasted, boiled or sautéed, or served raw in salads.Artichokes, on the other hand, are also called globe artichokes, and are a thistle. It is green and famous as a snack when deep-fried.
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