A strikingly beautiful edible plant the Romanesco (named after Rome the city where it was primarily cultivated) is in the group vegetables such as cauliflower and broccoli. romanesco

The fractals of nature – the sacred spiral like forms linked with the universal code of creation, can be seen in abundance in this vegetable. You cannot but marvel at nature and its sacred geometry as you eat this in your meal.

Aesthetics is not all you gain from this vegetable. A great source of Vitamins K and C and dietary fibre, its lovely even when eaten raw making it an ideal choice for health enthusiasts. Good for skin, bones, immunity and anti-toxins making it a super food which can perhaps even prevent cancer.

Recipe suggestion: A mild tasting food, best eaten raw, straight from nature, fresh, crunchy and whole. Yum!

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Swati Prakash is a spiritual author and founder of Global Wicca

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