Beetroot

Beetroot

beat-root

A favourite in 1970's British salads (served cooked and pickled in vinegar), beetroot is a…

Chicken

Chicken

chik-en

Chicken's many plus points - its versatility, as well as the ease and speed with which it…

Fennel bulb

Fennel bulb

Like Marmite, fennel is something that you either love or hate - its strong aniseed flavour…

Leeks

Leek

lee-k

Like garlic and onion, leeks are a member of the allium family, but have their own distinct…

Kale

Kale

kay-el

A member of the cabbage family, kale comes in two forms: kale, which has smooth leaves, and…

Celeriac

Celeriac

sell-air-e-ak

The unsung hero of the vegetable world, knobbly, odd-shaped celeriac has a subtle, celery-like…

Broad beans

Broad bean

braw-d be-en

A member of the legume family, broad beans are pretty hardy and adaptable - they grow in most…

Aubergine

Aubergine

oh-ber-geen

Although it's technically a fruit (a berry, to be exact), the aubergine is used as a…

Tuna

Tuna

tune-ah

A member of the mackerel family, tuna are mainly found in the world's warmer oceans. They…

Courgette

Courgette

corr-zjet

The courgette is a variety of cucurtbit, which means it's from the same family as cucumber,…

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