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The flowers or flower buds of edible plants eaten as vegetables.
inflorescent vegetables Gai-lohn broccoli rabe artichoke cauliflower broccoli

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Also called Chinese broccoli, its delicately flavored leaves and stems can be eaten raw or cooked, prepared in the same manner as broccoli.

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Its slightly bitter stems, leaves and flowers can all be eaten, prepared like broccoli.

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Especially valued for its soft fleshy heart, it is often served with a dipping sauce; the leaves surrounding the heart can also be eaten.

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The head, composed of immature buds, is either white or purple; it is eaten raw or cooked.

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Native to Italy, it is often green and occasionally white or purple; it is chosen primarily for its flower buds but the stem and leaves are also eaten.