If stored properly, celeriac can keep for 6 to 8 month--making it an ideal vegetable for the long, cold winters of Eastern Europe. While it isn't much of a looker, it boasts a high level of vitamin C, is a good source of B vitamins, and offers a high amount of dietary fiber.
Every Slavic granny has a apple and celeriac salad up her sleeve. This salad takes minimal effort and adds a sweet-sour, crunchy compliment to any meal. It's a perfect pick-me-up for those winter blues.
Apple Celeriac Salad
1 large celeriac (also known as "celery root"), peeled and chopped
1 large crisp apple, chopped
¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
1 tsp agave
1 Tbsp white wine vinegar
½ tsp salt or to taste
1 Tbsp canola oil
½ cup toasted walnuts, chopped
1. Add everything listed above in a bowl and mix. Taste and adjust salt, agave, or vinegar as you see fit.