Rhubarb may be a seasonal darling but that doesn’t mean that everyone knows what it is. If your one of those people who don’t know what it is or know but your not confident enough to say it out loud you’ve come to the right place.

Rhubarb is a plant that belongs to the polygonacae family of plants. This plant is widely known as a vegetable but in America is known as a fruit because of the way it is used in culinary practices. The leaves off the stock are used in culinary practices which is the reason it is considered as a vegetable.rhubard is a herbaceous plant which grows short to thick rhizomes . Rhubarb is used in many dishes such as pies and crumbles rhubarb is mainly used in sweet dishes which is why it is mistaken as a fruit.image