Eight reasons to love celeriac

Don’t be discouraged by its humble appearance – underneath its knobbly skin, this winter root vegetable is a savoury superhero. With a creamy colour, crisp texture and just a hint of aniseed flavour, it’s also fantastically versatile: use it raw in salads and relishes or cooked every which way. Here are eight winning celeriac recipes to showcase this store-cupboard saviour.