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Rhubarb compote Dine in

Rhubarb is a misunderstood rebel with an uncool vibe but when you move past the exterior there is a lot to like. It’s a vegetable, but you usually¬†eat it for dessert (it can be pickled, I’m yet to try that) and the leaves contain poisonous substances like oxalic acid so are best avoided. However, when the crimson stalks are chopped into chunks and cooked with a bit of sugar until the silky strands of rhubarb begin to separate and swim in the ruby-red syrup, it’s delicious. Rhubarb is great on its own with a bit of cream or yoghurt (and...

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