Speaking Highly of Spinach

Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) is an edible plant in the family of Amaranthaceae-Chenopodiaceae, which also contains beets, chard, epazote, lamb’s quarters, quinoa, purslane, tumbleweed, goosefoot, and amaranth. It shares a similar taste profile with two of its cousins, having the bitterness of beet greens and the slightly salty flavor of chard. Spinach originated in central and southwest Asia, where […]