Food And Drink: Good taste Beetroot
Saturday 29 August 1998
Reputedly Rasputin's favourite vegetable, beetroot is also one of the sweetest - it is from the same family as the sugar beet, and it is generously endowed with vitamins and calcium. However, it may be advisable to exercise caution. According to an old Ukrainian proverb: "A tale that begins with a beet, will end with the devil." Aoife O' Riordain
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