Globe artichokes are actually edible flower buds in the thistle family. The central leaves and the heart are both edible, but not the tough outer leaves and stem.
Trimming artichokes takes work, but getting to the tender inner leaves and heart is worth it.
Best eaten straight away but will keep up 5 days in the fridge.Trim the stalk end, wrap in moist kitchen paper, and place in a plastic bag in the fridge.
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