The artichoke is an edible flower and getting to the heart is laborious. The whole flower can be steamed or boiled and the meat from the leaves can be scraped off and eaten.
Carciofo, Globe Artichoke
Earthy, Nutty, Vegetal
Cut/Slice, Dredge/Bread, Pickle
Boil/Simmer, Braise, Fry/Deep-fry, Roast, Steam
see categorized dishes
Be careful of the sharp thorns.