Cabbage

Cabbage

ka-badge

The cabbage, or brassica, family is huge, and includes everything from the familiar red, white…

Sweetcorn

Sweetcorn

sw-eet corn

Also known as corn on the cob, sweetcorn is composed of rows of tightly packed golden yellow…

Spring onions

Spring onion

sp-ring un-yun

Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

Runner bean

Runner bean

Run-ner beens

Runner beans have been growing in South America for over 2,000 years, and are a popular garden…

Swiss chard

Swiss chard

swiss shard

Also known as just plain chard, swiss chard has large, fleshy but tender deep green leaves and…

Beetroot

Beetroot

beat-root

A favourite in 1970's British salads (served cooked and pickled in vinegar), beetroot is a…

Chicken

Chicken

chik-en

Chicken's many plus points - its versatility, as well as the ease and speed with which it…

Fennel bulb

Fennel bulb

Like Marmite, fennel is something that you either love or hate - its strong aniseed flavour…

Broad beans

Broad bean

braw-d be-en

A member of the legume family, broad beans are pretty hardy and adaptable - they grow in most…

Aubergine

Aubergine

oh-ber-geen

Although it's technically a fruit (a berry, to be exact), the aubergine is used as a…

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