Apple

ap-pel

Grown in temperate regions, apples are one of the most widely cultivated tree fruits. There are…

Quince

kwin-s

The two different shapes - apple and pear in which quinces grow are an obvious clue to the…

Guinea fowl

gin-ee fow-l

A small domesticated fowl somewhat similar to chicken or pheasant in flavour with a darker,…

Lamb's lettuce

lams lett-ess

Sometimes known as Corn Salad, lamb's lettuce has long spoon-shaped dark leaves and a…

Pear

pair

Like apples, to which they are related, pears come in thousands of varieties, of which only a…

Turnip

tern-ip

Turnips are creamy-white with a lovely purple, red or greenish upper part where the taproot has…

Mussels

mus-sels

Once regarded as the poor relation of the shellfish family because of their small size and…

Crab

A crustacean that has its skeleton on the outside protecting a soft, flavoursome flesh. There…

Pomegranate

pom-ee-gran-at

Now mainly grown in America, Spain, the Middle East and India, pomegranates originated in the…

Oyster

oy-ster

Up there with caviar, foie gras and champagne as one of the world's ultimate luxury foods,…

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