In the Red Garden of the Summer Garden, you can find a young harvest from the Mediterranean region and the Canary Islands, get to know the artichoke.

The “vegetable” that is eaten is the unopened basket of the future flower, which, when mature, resembles a thistle. Most artichokes are grown as a vegetable crop in countries such as France, Spain, Italy.

The use of artichokes is varied – they are served both as an independent dish and as a side dish, salads and pizzas are made with it, it is also added to pastas, stews and pies. Even desserts and bread are cooked with artichokes. Artichokes are served both hot and cold.