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What's the craic with celeriac?

Get your free celeriac seeds with today's paper.
Get your free celeriac seeds with today's paper.

NEVER heard of celeriac?   

Well it's about to rock your world. At least when you try this recipe it will.   

A cousin to the celery, it tastes similar but looks more like a turnip as it is a root vegetable.   

Great cooked or eaten raw.   

Get your free celeriac seeds with today's paper!    

CELERIAC SALAD WITH BLUE-EYE COD    

Ingredients

1 celeriac, peeled and thinly sliced  

Small handful of dill  

Small handful fresh fennel fronds  

75 ml olive oil  

15 ml fresh lemon juice  

2 pieces of Blue-eye Cod  

Capers  

Lemon wedges  

Pinch of sea salt  

Nob of butter  

Handful of flour  

Method

Toss together the celeriac, dill and fennel.   

Whisk the oil, lemon juice and salt together and drizzle over the fennel and celeriac mix.  

Place to the side. In a hot frying pan, melt the nob of butter.   

Coat the fish pieces in a light layer of flour, shaking off the excess.   

Pan-fry the cod pieces in the garlic butter until cooked.   

Top the fish with capers and a lemon wedge and serve with celeriac salad.  

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FUN FACT: Celeriac is very good source of vitamin K. A 100g root provides about 34% of recommended daily intake. Vitamin K improve bone mineralization by promoting osteotrophic activity in the bones. Research studies suggest it also has a role in Alzheimer's disease patients by limiting neuronal damage in the brain.      

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