Tag: chard

Trouchia

Trouchia (silverbeet omelette)

About silverbeet or chard Silverbeet is a variety of Beta vulgaris and is closely related to beetroot. In France it is known as blettes, in Britain as chard and in the USA as Swiss chard. It is a versatile vegetable commonly used in Mediterranean cooking. Both the leaves and stalks […]

 
Lentil and silverbeet soup

Lentil and silverbeet soup (Adas bi hamod)

This rustic and fresh-tasting soup is from Lebanon. The main ingredients are common-or-garden green lentils and a big bunch of silverbeet, with the potato being optional. The soup is flavoured with lemon juice and you can add pomegranate molasses as well for a more complex tang. The soup is definitely […]

 

About silverbeet or chard

Silverbeet is a variety of Beta vulgaris and is closely related to beetroot. In France it is known as blettes, in Britain as chard and in the USA as Swiss chard. It is a versatile vegetable commonly used in Mediterranean cooking. Both the leaves and stalks can be used individually. […]