The texture is crunchy and succulent with a slightly gelatinous flesh. The flavour of raw Fiddleheads is both grassy and woodsy with a notably tannic and mineral-like finish.
Rhubarb is the edible stalk portion of the rhubarb plant. The stalks average 20 to 40 centimeters long, and range in colour from light pink to ruby red, or even shades of yellow or green. The appearance and texture of Rhubarb is comparable to that of celery, while the flavour is tart and astringent, hence it is often cooked down with sugar to make the flavor more palatable.
The long, curvy stem and flower bud which the garlic plant shoots up in its second year of growth. Harvested before it goes into bloom.
Resembling a colourful celery stalk, this vegetable is most commonly used as a fruit. Hothouse-grown, rhubarb produces pink or light red stalks with yellow leaves. Hothouse rhubarb is milder in flavor and less stringy.
Ramps - (Wild Leeks)
The Wild Ramp has delicate, broad lily of the valley-like leaves and a thin spindly scallion-like stalk which trails into an indistinct bulb.