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Broccoli has the Power to Divide

From an American president who famously told his country that having loathed broccoli all his life, he’d decided it would never be on White House menu’s for as long as he stayed in his Oval House. The broccoli farmers of … Continue reading

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Broccoli – the Confused Cauliflower with Roman Roots

Broccoli – love it or loathe it, like its cousin, the cauliflower. I love both so don’t understand how you could not like broccoli (or cauliflower).  Early botanists were confounded as to quite how it grew its curd, they just knew it did. … Continue reading

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