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A little before the end of cooking, add the segments of orange set aside, adjust for salt and pepper, mix gently and serve

When cleaning the artichokes, wear latex gloves or rub your hands with lemon juice. Just as artichokes not dipped in lemon water will tend to blacken, your hands will blacken too if you don’t take any precautions.
Apparently, the botanist Castore Durante, who lived in the sixteenth century, used a concoction made from artichoke leaves to determine whether a woman was pregnant or not. If immediately after drinking the woman in question vomited, she was indeed pregnant.


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