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Lettuce

lett-iss

Lettuce are available in a vast number of varieties, and are either crisp or floppy, growing from

Banana

bah-nah-nah

Probably the best known, most popular tropical fruit, their name probably derives from the Arabic

Apricot

ay-pree-kot

A relative of the peach, nectarine, plum and cherry, apricots are fragrant, with a soft, velvety

Whiting

white-ing

Small silvery fish with tender, white, firm flesh, delicately flavoured and low in fat.

Strawberry

straw-bare-ee

Once available in Britain for just a brief period during the summer, strawberries are now a year-

Grouse

grau-se

Of all the feathered game, grouse is considered the king - hence the first day of the grouse shoo

Apple

ap-pel

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

Damson

dam-sun

A small fruit with vibrant dark blue skin and a strong, sour flavour, damsons are similar to plum

Quince

kwin-s

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

Guinea fowl

gin-ee fow-l

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

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