Broccoli Raab, Rapini, is not actually broccoli. Grown for its asparagus-like spring shoots. It’s tender stems, buds, and flowers have a slightly bitter/spicy/peppery broccoli flavor. Growing in popularity this vegetable is great steamed or lightly sauteed.
Happy Rich Baby is an excellent summer producing baby broccoli that produces uniform, vigorous, dark-green florets that look like baby broccoli heads.