Globe artichokes can be complicated to eat but worth the effort. Artichokes are a meal eaten slowly one leaf at a time! The flesh inside the leaves and the heart are delicious. Steam or boil large artichokes while small purple artichokes are perfect sautéed.

UK Season: June to October.

Nutritional Content: high in antioxidants, fiber, vitamin C, folic acid and magnesium. Artichokes help liver function and digestion.