Actually a tuber, the sunchoke looks like a small, bumpy potato or ginger root. The knobby, thin-skinned exterior is usually tannish-gold to cream colored but some varieties are reddish or purplish.
Chi gu is also known as Chinese Arrowhead and cigu, it is botanically classified as Sagittaria sagittifolia -
King Edward Potatoes
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Fall and Winter
Typically oval in shape with shallow eyes and wrapped in a white skin with a characteristic pink blush, King Edward potatoes offer great flavor and a floury texture.
An all purpose potato, its wonderfully light texture is ideal for roasting, baking, microwaving, steaming, boiling, sautéing and steaming. Make yummy chips. Culinary rumor has it that these potatoes make delicious gnocchi. To store, keep cool and dry.
A major crop in the United Kingdom, King Edward potatoes are planted in April and harvested in September.
King Edward potatoes are locally grown in California at Weiser Farms.
Recipes that include King Edward Potatoes. One is easiest, three is harder.
|My Korean Kitchen||Pork Bone and Potato Soup (Gamjatang)|
|Italian Foodies||Potato Croquettes with Ham and Cheese|
|Chickens in the Road||Fried Ramps with Potatoes and Eggs|