Thorny cardoon: The thorny cardoon is a cardoon (Asteraceae family, - Botanical name: Cynara Cardunculus) of Geneva (Switzerland) origin. Production method: The cardoon is planted or sown in spring. Its cultivation, harvest and transformation into a vegetable is demanding due to its many spiciness. In order to remove any bitterness, the plants undergo bleaching, either in the field where each foot is covered with a black plastic bag, or in the cellar where the cardoons are placed with their root ball ...
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