Vegetable belonging to the Brassicaceae family as the savoy cabbage is distinguished from the latter by the appearance of the head formed by thick leaves, overlapping each other, smooth, colored green or red.
It belong to the family Asteraceae, you have to “clump” consisting of leaves inserted into a short stem. The varieties we are treated the “Capuchin” or “Trocadero”, the “gentle” and “Brazilian – iceberg.” Rich in fiber, are great as a side dish throughout the year.
It’s a variety of cabbage like cap , but unlike it has dark green leaves wrinkled, puckered, while the inner ones are white – yellowish. It’s a typical winter vegetable lends itself to many recipes and can also be eaten raw.