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.



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

Spring onion

sp-ring un-yun

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



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



A member of the cabbage family, the swede is often confused with the turnip, though they look qui



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

Sweet potato

sweet po-tate-toe

Sweet potatoes have a creamy texture and a sweet-spicy flavour that makes them ideal for savoury



Like garlic and onion, leeks are a member of the allium family, but have their own distinct flavo



A member of the cabbage family, kale comes in two forms: kale, which has smooth leaves, and curly



The unsung hero of the vegetable world, knobbly, odd-shaped celeriac has a subtle, celery-like fl


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