All questions
2 answers 877 views
Me_in_munich_with_fish
added over 1 year ago

Looks like the recipe is calling for 1/2 pound ramps before trimming. I don't know how the ramps that you buy are packaged, but the ones we get here are often sold or kept with big clumps of dirt around the bulbs. If your ramps have a lot of dirt on them, I would clean that off before weighing them.

Anguyen-headshot-blog
Andrea Nguyen

Andrea is a cooking teacher, food writer, contributing editor at SAVEUR, and a cookbook author; her latest book is The Banh Mi Handbook.

added over 1 year ago

It all depends on how the ingredient line is written. If the instructions include cleaning the ramps then the assumption is that the weight is for the unprepped bunch. If the ingredient line reads "8 ounces trimmed ramps" then I'd buy 2 bunches and back into the weight. As Petitbleu noted, consider the dirt on the bulbs too!