The children noticed changes in the nursery garden vegetable patch. The staff explained the leaves were a rhubarb plant. The children then collected rhubarb and prepared it cooking it in the microwave oven.
“There are great big green leaves.”
“I found a snail on the leaf.”
“It is hard to pull out.”
“We need to wash it.”
“Its hard to cut.”
“I like it. It tastes like yogurt.”
Why Rhubarb is Good to Eat
• natural sugar is low
•a good source of dietary fibre.
•supply some vitamin C