Jerusalem Artichoke – fresh, local, organic. Jerusalem artichokes, sometimes called sunchokes are crunchy and nutty, when eaten raw a bit like water chestnuts or radish, they can be peeled and thinly sliced into salads, or roasted, fried like other root vegetables. They take up the flavours of seasonings used in preparation.
Jerusalem artichokes are a member of the sunflower family. They are high in protein, can help to lower blood pressure, help lower cholesterol and are high in potassium, one cup of sunchokes provides you with a quarter of your daily iron.