Jerusalem Artichoke

Also commonly known by the name topinambur or pataca, the Jerusalem Artichoke is a tuber which is very similar to the potato, though less regular in shape, which belongs to the sunflower family. Originally from North America, it’s an easily propagated perennial plant which gives a high yield and adapts easily to a variety of soils.Traditionally grown to feed livestock, this root vegetable has a sweet taste similar to that of an artichoke and a texture which is grainier than that of a potato. From a nutritional point of view, it is a top quality product.

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