Can I have Radish?

Steve Doyle

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I assumed radish were just vegetables, but from

A legume /ˈlɛɡʲm/ in botanical writing is a plant in the family Fabaceae (or Leguminosae), or a fruit of these specific plants. A legume fruit is a simple dry fruit that develops from a simple carpel and usually dehisces (opens along a seam) on two sides. A common name for this type of fruit is a pod, although the term "pod" is also applied to a few other fruit types, such as vanilla and radish.

So I looked up radish...

though the radish was a well-established crop in Hellenistic and Roman times, which leads to the assumption that it was brought into cultivation at an earlier time, Zohary and Hopf note that "there are almost no archeological records available" to help determine its earlier history and domestication. Wild forms of the radish and its relatives, the mustards and turnip, can be found over west Asia and Europe, suggesting that their domestication took place somewhere in that area.

I've heard mustard can be problematic, so how about radish?

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Well Tom Denham, one of the mods says in another post about what to do with radishes

"I often eat one raw radish with a meal when they are in season. Another option is to chop them up and add to salads for a spicy crunch."

So I would imagine they're fine.

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