Rhubarbs are often used for cooking for desserts because of their relatively sweet flavor.

1,031 Questions

Do you peel rhubarb for rhubarb pie?

No you do not peel rhubarb for rhubarb pie but if there are any bad spots on the piece you can peel that little spot off of it then chop the sticks into tiny pieces about a centimetre or two long.

but if it is a really thick piece make sure that you cut it maximum one centimetre long.

and also i was taught that you should cut it on a diagonal, i dont know why but it is easyier to cut the piece and gives you more chucks of rhubarb!

A couple tips for you:

1. mix in the sugar really good.

2.instead of making a pastry top make a crumble or crisp( it way easier and way better)

Calorie Count

How many calories in rhubarb pie?

That would be 299 or 300 Calories for a slice. It is pretty high in Sodium and Calories. The amount of fat is moderate. It's still a tasty treat to have once in a while.


Is rhubarb a good source of calcium?

Yes, Rhubarb has calcium. It also provides vitamin C and K, potassium and fiber. It has a long history as a medicinal root, aiding a variety of ailments, including constipation, hot flashes, and heartburn. Lowers cholesterol, prevents blood clots and staph infections. RHUBARB LEAVES CONTAIN POISONOUS SUBSTANCES. DO NOT EAT LEAVES!


What is dried rhubarb?

It is rhubarb which has been dried.


What is the rhubarb diet?

The Rhubarb diet is a diet gaining popularity in Western Europe. Although no diet experts have promoted the diet, references to it can be found in the Huangdi Neijing. The basics of the diet consist of eating boiled rhubarb with dairy products (normally milk) two times a day followed by a normal meal in the evening[1]. Those following the diet have claimed they have lost on average 4kg per month[2]. It has been reported that the diet works by increasing the effects of iron in dairy products which stops the body from storing fat.[3] The tabloid press in the UK has claimed celebrities such as Keira Knightley, Geri Halliwell, Lily Allen and Javine all have used the diet with good results. Although further scientific research is needed to verify whether the Rhubarb Diet could help cure the problems of obesity, early signs seem positive[4


Is rhubarb a perennial?



Can chickens be eaten after eating rhubarb leaves?

yes :)


What are some differences between rhubarb and Swiss chard?


rhubarb can be poisonous if not properly prepared

rhubarb is more of a fruit, the stems only, leaves cannot be used they are poisonous. Rhubarb tastes sour and needs lots of sugar when used for pies.

Swiss chard is a vegetable , green top leafs, red stems, tastes like spinach. Usually the leafs are cooked and stems discarded.

English to French

What is the French word for rhubarb pie?

Rhubarb pie is "la tarte à la rhubarbe" in French.


Is rhubarb a fruit or vegetable?

I don’t know


How many cups equals 1kg rhubarb?

4 cups


Are rhubarb leaves poisonous?

  • All* materials are poisonous if ingested in sufficient amount. After all, water itself is toxic if one imbibes enough of it to dilute the blood thus disturbing electrolyte distribution which, in turn, affects the heart's rhythm. But to get to the original question, rhubarb leaves contain oxalic acid which is a skin irritant.
Oxalic acid - as in the rhubarb leaves - should not be eaten either as there have been cases of poisoning from ingesting the leaves.


Will rhubarb leaves kill chickens?

They are poisonous but I heard they have a bitter taste. Nevertheless I just found one of my hens dead this morning. Several of them "sampled" a rhubarb plant I have in the garden two days ago. The other hens seem fine though. I thought most animals instinctively avoid ingesting poisonous plants.


When is rhubarb ripe?

It's pie filled with rhubarb, which is a sweetish plant


Why is your rhubarb green like celery?

Almost certainly the variety is one of the naturally green types of rhubarb that are available. They taste the same but aren't as visually appealing. Choose a variety that has something like 'cherry' or 'ruby' in it's name.

Calorie Count

How many calories in rhubarb?

Serving Size 100 g - raw - 21 cal.


Is raw rhubarb poisonous?

The leaves should not be eaten but the stalks are edible, if you eat too much raw rhubarb stalk you will get a stomach ache. Best to cook it first, tastes much better cooked too.


What is rhubarb good for?

You can make a pie, a rhubarb crumble or simply dip in sugar for a snack

The Difference Between

What is the difference between Swiss and red chard?

Red chard is redder and has a more earthy flavor than Swiss chard, but they can be used interchangeably. Red chard stems tend to be tougher and more fibrous than the white Swiss variety.


What is the recommended dosage of Chinese rhubarb root?

Available as a powder or as a tincture. Tea: 1 - 1.5 tsp (2.5 - 5 cc) powdered root with 1 cup water brought to a boil, simmer for 10 minutes, 2 times daily. Tincture: 1 - 2 ml, 3 times daily. And more . . .


Can cattle eat rhubarb?

No. Rhubarb contains levels of oxalate acid that, if the leaves and plants are fed intentionally, can cause high levels of toxicity in cattle. Acute toxicity causes electrolyte imbalance in the body and kidney failure. If rhubarb leaves are fed in high amounts, you could potentially kill your cattle.


What is Rhubarb used for?

Pies and desserts. Rhubarb has a tangy flavor, that some people like and some people don't.


Is rhubarb a citrus fruit?

Rhubarb is not a citrus fruit, this title refers to Lemons, oranges, grapefruits - such items that grow on small trees

Guinea Pigs

What are guinea pigs good and bad habits?

Bad habits are that they chew on everything and they are very vocal. Good habits are they have very wonderful personalities and they are very vocal.


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