"Cardon" is a traditional dish for Christmas because this vegetable grows in winter. But there's no need to buy it fresh because it's very difficult to prepare and cook. Buy it in a can, it's easier.
Fresh, it looks like that :
If you buy it fresh, you won't use its leaves :
Where to find it ?
How to store it ?
Months before opening, then a few days in the fridge.
See gratin de cardons
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