Still with the foliage attached, these carrots are wonderfully tasty for summer eating.
Perhaps the best way to enjoy freshly picked carrots is to eat them raw, or simply steam or boil them. For tender, young carrots, just scrub them well before taking either approach. Try to resist peeling as much of the goodness is in the skin. Tightly seal unwashed carrots in a plastic bag in the coolest part refrigerator. Wash just before using, since the added moisture in the bag could cause spoilage. Carrots begin to go limp once exposed to air. The provitamin A beta-carotene from carrots does not actually help people to see in the dark unless they suffer from a deficiency of vitamin A. This myth was propaganda used by the Royal Air Force during the Second World War to explain why their pilots had improved success during night air battles, but was actually used to disguise advances in radar technology and the use of red lights on instrument panels
Perfect for ... Eaten raw or briefly cooked for salads
Store loose in refrigerator crisper, not in plastic bag as it will make the carrots sweat.