Try mantanghong, a British-bred Chinese radish
with a crunchy reddy-pink inner flesh in its roots.
Ingredients: 650-700g/1lb 8oz Savoy cabbage; 1 cucumber, unpeeled; 2 medium carrots, peeled; 1 medium white Chinese radish
, peeled; 1 bunch red radishes; 45g/1 1/2 oz sea salt; 385g/13 1/2 oz white sugar; 1.
Richard Gere eats pickled Chinese radish
to ward off colds, and hangs upside down for an hour at a time to nurture his brain.
Along with the familiar alfalfa, mung beans, Chinese radish
and clover, their offerings include arugula, onions, Chinese cabbage, and more .
Sow root crops like salsify, beetroot, turnips, Chinese radish
, main crop peas, and if you have not already done so, start French beans and runner beans under glass.