The best cooking rhubarb, noticeably sweeter and milder than all others. Victoria has deep crimson, red stalks that are slender and very tender.Rhubarb is incredibly popular in British homes and kitchens. Top chefs are keen on rhubarb because it is low in carbohydrates, high in vitamins and is therefore a nutritious slimming food. Rhubarb is extremely versatile – you can use it to make puddings, jams and even use it as a vegetable. You can even put it into a perennial border to provide foliage.