When grated and mixed with heavy cream and farmer's cheese, kohlrabi makes a creamy yet refreshing slaw. See the recipe for Kolrābju salāti (Kohlrabi Salad) » Back to Riga Revisited ». Landon Nordeman
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When grated and mixed with heavy cream and farmer’s cheese, kohlrabi makes a creamy yet refreshing slaw. This recipe first appeared in our May 2011 issue, with the article Riga Revisited.

Yield: serves 6-8

Ingredients

  • 1 cup farmer’s cheese or cottage cheese, drained overnight in a cheesecloth-lined strainer
  • 13 cup heavy cream
  • 14 cup peeled and grated Granny Smith apple
  • 1 tbsp. kosher salt, plus more to taste
  • 2 medium kohlrabies, peeled and grated
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tbsp. sliced parsley leaves

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, stir cheese, cream, apple, salt, kohlrabies, and pepper until evenly combined; let sit for 10 minutes, so flavors can marry. Garnish with parsley before serving.

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