Potato

Potato

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The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…

Crab

Crab

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

Pomegranate

Pomegranate

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

Radish

Radish

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

Oyster

Oyster

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

Spring greens

Spring greens

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Spring greens are the first cabbages of the year. They have fresh, loose heads without the hard…

Peas

Peas

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A type of legume, peas grow inside long, plump pods. As is the case with all types of legume,…

Purple sprouting broccoli

Purple sprouting broccoli

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This untidy-looking, colourful cousin of broccoli can be used in much the same way. Leafier and…

Beef

Beef

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

Peppers

Pepper

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Also known as capsicums, bell peppers, sweet peppers or by their colours, for example red and…

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