They look like the love child of ginger and potatoes.
They taste deliciously nutty, sweet and a bit artichoke-like, and have a a texture akin to a creamier water chestnut.
Do you know sunchokes?
These knobby tubers are also known as Jerusalem artichokes.
And for some people, unfortunately, they are not easy to digest. In fact, their nickname is, um, “fartichokes.” You can read more about that in this enlightening — and slightly amusing — Bon Appetit article.
If you’re trying them for the first time, you probably want to go easy on how many you eat just to see how well your body takes to them.