I came across this amazingly beautiful and intricate vegetable while perusing a library book yesterday... (yes, I know its pathetic; I actually take out books from the library about vegetables. ....You don't know the half of it!)
I was at once stunned and enchanted by the spiraling patterns within patterns.. the impossible beauty... Why haven't I ever heard of these things before now?!?!
There was no label identifying the photo in the book, so it took me a little digging around to find out what on earth I was looking at.
And so, my friends. Without further ado, I introduce to you -
Thanks to Syd - (who has de-lurked in order to lend me a hand!), I have learned that this thing is actually called a -
'Romanesco Cauliflower'or a -
I have learned cool stuff!! Thanks again, Syd! Don't be a stranger!
Is this thing cool, or what?!?! - AND - you can EAT IT!!! HA!!