Like apples, to which they are related, pears come in thousands of varieties, of which only a sma
Turnips are creamy-white with a lovely purple, red or greenish upper part where the taproot has b
Once regarded as the poor relation of the shellfish family because of their small size and relati
Now mainly grown in America, Spain, the Middle East and India, pomegranates originated in Iran.
Also known as endive, chicory is a forced crop, grown in complete darkness, which accounts for it
This untidy-looking, colourful cousin of broccoli can be used in much the same way.
A collection of long, thick, juicy stalks around a central, tender heart, celery ranges in colour
'Chestnuts roasting on an open fire...' that kitsch old Nat King Cole song perfectly sums
A lamb is a sheep that is under one year old, and is known for its delicate flavour and tender fl
A root vegetable belonging to the dandelion family, salsify is also known as the oyster plant bec