5 Random Radish Facts That You Need to Know

5 Random Radish Facts That You Need to Know

Can you guess which Top Chef vet has radishes tattooed on her arm?

By Crystal Puccio
Top Chef Superfans Get a Special Treat

During tonight's episode of Top Chef, the chefs were split into two teams and were challenged with creating a seven course progressive meal, but with one small caveat...all of the dishes had to feature one very specific ingredient -- the radish. Padma Lakshmi and guest judge and Top Chef Masters winner, Chris Cosentino then revealed baskets full of all different kinds of radishes, which got us thinking -- how much do we know about radishes?

1. Different Varieties

There are over 15 different types of radishes, including: white icicle, cherry belle, bunny tail, sparkler and much more.

2. Brooke Has a Radish Tattoo

Veteran chef, Brooke Williamson loves radishes so much she has them tattooed on her arm!

3. The Fat Radish NYC Restaurant

Now this New York City restaurant doesn't exclusively serve radishes, but this farm to table eatery does serve pickled radishes.

4. Anne Hathaway's Radish Diet

According to reports back in 2012 it was said that Anne Hathaway stuck to a diet of hummus and radishes to prep for her role in Les Miserables.

5. So Many Ways to Prepare Radishes

There's no shortage of ways you can prep your radishes, you can roast them, sauté them, pickle them, eat them raw -- basically there's no limit to how you can cook up your radishes.

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