Rhubarb is a vegetable that is grown widely all over the world and is usually available in the spring season. This vegetable comprises of green leaves which are very poisonous and as such, not fit for human consumption, The other part is the pink stalk, which is edible and is what is used in recipes. There are a number of recipes out there that are centered around rhubarb. In this article, we will discuss a few of the most popular ones.
1. Rhubarb Jam
This is a fairly simple recipe to follow and prepare. It takes about one hour and twenty minutes to get it ready for consumption. It should be noted that this jam is the kind that takes about a week to go bad and therefore can’t be canned. The rhubarb jam is usually eaten from the oven. Additional ingredients include; vanilla bean, orange zest, rose water and fresh lemon juice.
2. Rhubarb Muffins
This a simple recipe and all it needs is for one to know how to bake muffins. You go through your paces of baking muffins and then add pieces of rhubarb to the mix, spread evenly and bake. Additional ingredients are required to mellow out the tartness of rhubarb, these are; lemon zest as well as the sour creme.
3. Rhubarb Vacherin and Celery
This is a dessert which is pastel hued. It comprises of a simple sponge cake that is layered with stewed rhubarb. Additional ingredients include; sorbet, celery semifreddo, and last but not least crisp meringue. In order to really enjoy this dessert, it needs to be served surrounded by sugar-rich rhubarb soup.
Although there might be very many different rhubarb recipes available out there, the above mentioned three are so far the most popular and the best. You are encouraged to try them in addition to other recipes that might interest you.