Fig

Fig

fig

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

Peppers

Pepper

pep-iz

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

Chestnut

Chestnut

chest-nut

'Chestnuts roasting on an open fire...' that kitsch old Nat King Cole song perfectly…

Lamb

Lamb

laam

A lamb is a sheep that is under 1 year old; between 1 and 2 years old you will find it sold as…

Garlic

Garlic

gar-lik

Part of the lily, or alium, family, of which onions are also a member, garlic is one of the most…

Salsify

Salsify

sal-suhf-eye

A root vegetable belonging to the dandelion family, salsify is also known as the oyster plant…

Onion

Onion

un-yun

Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

Goose

Goose

goo-ss

A traditional alternative to a Christmas turkey, goose is packed with flavour, with rich,…

Globe artichoke

Globe artichoke

glo-eb art-ee-choke

No relation of the tuber-like Jerusalem artichoke, the globe artichoke is considered to be the…

Jerusalem artichoke

Jerusalem artichoke

jer-oo-sa-lem ar-tee-choke

This vegetable is not truly an artichoke but a variety of sunflower with a lumpy, brown-skinned…

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