Make the most of rustic root veg, like swede and turnip, in warming stews and casseroles followed by a steaming bowl of forced rhubarb crumble.



A brassica, like cabbage and broccoli, cauliflower is a mass of tiny, tightly packed flower heads



A popular mild-flavoured saltwater fish mainly found in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans.



Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes.



Botanically, rhubarb is a vegetable (it's related to sorrel and dock) but its thick, fleshy s



A traditional alternative to a Christmas turkey, goose is packed with flavour, with rich, densely

Jerusalem artichoke

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This vegetable is not truly an artichoke but a variety of sunflower with a lumpy, brown-skinned t



The term venison was originally used to describe the meat of any furred game, but in Britain it h



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

Spring onion

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



The fact that the parsnip is a member of the carrot family comes as no surprise - it looks just l


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