Turnip (Brassica rapa)

Turnip has been a popular root vegetable in Europe since prehistoric times. The Roman author and naturalist Pliny the Elder even claimed that Turnip’s use “surpassed that of any other plant.” Though still cherished by some today, this has-been Brassica is not the star he used to be.

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