Turnip Greens with Mashed Potato & Gouda Cheese

Cuisine d'Eli

This post is long overdue. I won’t bore you with the details of the software malfunction that caused the delay, but I’m afraid the key ingredient for this recipe is by now already almost out of season. Almost. But if you’re lucky you might still get your hands on a bunch of turnip greens and if you do, I promise you won’t regret it. Forget about turnips, turnip greens are where it’s at. I’ve loved this dish since I was a child, and the limited availability of these greens, together with the fact that the Dutch word for turnip greens (raapsteeltjes) is almost exactly the same as the Dutch name for the folktale character Rumpelstiltskin (Repelsteeltje), also meant they have always held a certain fairylike appeal for me. Some things never change: the combination of these crunchy, mustardy green leaves, with fluffy mashed potato and cubes of just-melted Gouda cheese…

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