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Radish

rad-ish

The root of a member of the mustard family, radishes have a peppery flavour and a crisp, crunchy

Oyster

oy-ster

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

Pumpkin

pump-kin

Pumpkins are the most famous of all the winter squashes, and are most associated with Halloween l

Tomato

toe-mart-oh

A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in

Kohlrabi

cole-rah-bee

Looking something like a Sputnik in vegetable form, with a squat bulb and antennae-like shoots, k

Peas

p-ees

A type of legume, peas grow inside long, plump pods.

Beef

bee-f

The classic cut of meat for a British Sunday roast, beef is full of flavour, as well as being a g

Celery

sell-er-ee

A collection of long, thick, juicy stalks around a central, tender heart, celery ranges in colour

Cavolo nero

ca-voll-oh nee-ro

A loose-leafed cabbage from Tuscany, Italy.

Fig

fig

Although not juicy, the fig is an incredibly luscious fruit, with a delicate aroma and sweet flav

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