Vegetables

Dill Cucumbers

Dill Cucumber

Few foods are as cool as a cucumber. These low-calorie veggies contain many nutritional benefits, including hydrating properties and valuable…

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Burpless Cucumber

The humble burpless cucumbers are sweeter and have a thinner skin than other varieties of cucumber, and are reputed to…

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Baby Courgettes

Baby Courgettes

Courgettes range in size from about 6-15 cm, and baby courgettes have the sweeter flavour. Look for small, firm courgettes…

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Celery

Celery

Apples walk away with most health accolades, and spinach leads the healthy veggie brigade. Compared to them, celery is somewhat…

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Celeriac

A large root vegetable with a taste of celery, celeriac is sold without its leaves. To prepare, peel like potato,…

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Cauliflower

Cauliflower

You know what’s actually pretty frickin’ awesome? Cauliflower. It can take on so many flavours, and goes especially great with…

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Carrots

Carrots

We can always celebrate carrots! While they are in the peak of their season when they are the freshest and…

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Purple Carrots

Purple Carrots

While many of us are unfamiliar with the purple carrot, its roots date back thousands of years to the early…

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Baby Carrots Rainbow

Baby Rainbow Carrots

Are farmer’s markets carrots looking a little funky to you lately? Deep purple, dark red, white and bright yellow varieties…

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Baby Orange Carrots

Baby Orange Carrots

The baby carrot is a root vegetable and is native to Afghanistan. The baby carrot is is a specific mini…

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Yellow Capsicum

Yellow Capsicum

Yellow capsicums achieve their wonderful colour simply because they left on the plant longer before picking. Capsicums, also known as…

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Green Capsicum

Green Capsicum

Red and green varieties come from the same plant, with red capsicums allowed extra time on the plant to develop…

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Shitake Mushrooms

Shitake Mushrooms

Long a symbol of longevity in Asia because of their health-promoting properties, shiitake mushrooms have been used medicinally by the…

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Shimeji Mushrooms

Shimeji Mushrooms

These are called “white beech mushrooms” and “Bunapi” is actually a Hokuto trademark – they bred this particular mushroom from…

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Oyster Mushrooms

Oyster Mushrooms

Oyster mushrooms in the genus Pleurotus stand out as exceptional allies for improving human and environmental health. These mushrooms enjoy…

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King Oyster Mushroom

King Oyster Mushroom

King Oyster Mushrooms are a beautiful mushroom with a unique taste and texture as well as impressive health benefits. King Oyster…

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Enoki Mushrooms

Enoki Mushrooms

The cultivated variety of these crisply delicate mushrooms comes in clumps of long, spaghetti like stems topped with tiny, snowy…

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Fungus Mushrooms

Fungus Mushrooms

Many people prefer wild mushrooms, which are often more flavourful. Mushrooms are a low-calorie food eaten cooked, raw or as a…

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Swiss Brown Mushrooms

Swiss Brown Mushrooms

Swiss brown mushrooms are related to the white agaricus variety, with brown skin rather than white. Their flavour is stronger…

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Field Port Mushrooms

Field Port Mushrooms

Easy, delicious and very steak-like. It has a strong and individual flavor. It keeps well in the refrigerator. It combines with…

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Field Mushrooms

Field Mushroom

These mushrooms are yummy with eggs, but just as nice on toast by themselves. Good old field mushrooms make a…

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Button Mushrooms

Mushroom Button

Buttons are the youngest and generally (but not always) the smallest. The name refers to their shape and stage of…

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Lettuce Tatsoi

Lettuce Tatsoi

Tatsoi is a playful, Asian green native to Japan that resembles spinach with spoon-shaped leaves, but showcases a stronger, mustardy…

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Lettuce Swiss Chard

Lettuce Swiss Chard

Swiss chard, along with kale, mustard greens and collard greens, is one of several leafy green vegetables often referred to…

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Lettuce Special Mix

Lettuce Special Mix

For a bold combination of our favourite lettuces, try this 5-Lettuce Mix. The varying textures and tastes are sure to…

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Lettuse Roquette

Lettuce Roquette

Arugula, also called Roquette, is a leafy green vegetable, like lettuce and spinach. Native to the Mediterranean and Asia, Roquette…

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Lettuce Radicchio Head

Lettuce Radicchio Head

Radicchio, or red chicory, adds colour to your garden and dinner table. Wine-red leaves have white ribs infused with tangy…

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Lettuce Radicchio Loose

Lettuce Radicchio Loose

Radicchio, or red chicory, adds colour to your garden and dinner table. This vegetable is used widely. Wine-red leaves have…

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Lettuce Mizuna

Lettuce Mizuna

Mizuna, is a cool season Japanese mustard green that has a similar appearance as wild arugula. Mizuna is considered a…

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Lettuce Iceberg

Lettuce Iceberg

There once was a time–before the arrival of mesclun, frisee, endive, spring mix, packaged salads, radicchio and arugula–when iceberg lettuce…

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Lettuce Festival Green

Lettuce Festival Green

Green festival lettuce is a loose-leaf lettuce. The Green festival lettuce may be distinguished from Red festival lettuce by the…

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Lettuce Cos Green

Lettuce Cos Green

With an excellent flavour and good keeping qualities Romaine, also called Cos Lettuce, is the second most popular lettuce next…

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Lettuce Coral Red

Lettuce Coral Red

One of oldest, most popular salad vegetables, spread from India in ancient times and enjoying a resurgence. Beautiful heirloom, attractive smooth…

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Turnips

Turnips are creamy-white with a lovely purple, red or greenish upper part where the taproot has been exposed to sunlight….

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Stringless-Beans

Stringless Beans

String beans can be very nutritious. Although string beans are available all year long, it’s best to eat them when…

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Silverbeet Rainbow

Basically a multi-coloured relative of beetroot and silverbeet, this plant is one of the easiest to grow in the garden…

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Parsnips

Parsnips

Parsnip ‘Tender and True’ is a delicious old variety or parsnip, with long white roots, which grows well and matures…

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MiniCapsicum

Mini Capsicum

Baby capsicums were first developed in Japan so they could be used as single serves. They are about half the…

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Daikon

Daikon is is root vegetable said to have originated in the Mediterranean and brought to China for cultivation around 500…

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Chinese Cabbage

Wombok is also known as Chinese cabbage. It has a sweet, mild flavour and crunchy texture. A good source of vitamin…

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Cavolo-Nero

Kale Cavolo Nero

Kale is a wonderful crop for the winter vegetable garden. The flavour and texture improves once the frosts have started…

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Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts ‘Wellington’ is an excellent, heavy-cropping, classic green Brussels sprout with lovely flavour. These make very handsome winter veg…

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Broccoli

One of the most nutritious vegetables, broccoli contains vitamins A and E, folate, calcium and iron. It has a higher…

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Brocollini

Brocollini

A cross between broccoli and Chinese kale. Its tender stalks are thinner than broccoli and have a slightly sweeter taste…

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Beetroot

Beetroot

Like many modern vegetables, beetroot was first cultivated by the Romans. By the 19th century it held great commercial value…

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Beetroot Golden

Beetroot ‘Burpees Golden’ is a sweet-tasting and brilliant-looking organic beetroot, it’s fantastic for mixing with the purple in a salad.

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Beetroot Candy

Beetroot ‘Candy Stripe’ is a beautiful deep-pink skinned, stripy pink and white fleshed beetroot with a sweet flavour. It looks…

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Baby Eggplant

Eggplant or Brinjal, is a very low calorie vegetable and has healthy nutrition profile; good news for weight watchers! The…

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Baby-Beetroot

Beetroot – Baby

Beets contain a wonderful amount of calcium, potassium and even vitamin A. Both Vitamin A and Calcium play a large…

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Asparagus

Asparagus

Labour-intensive to grow, asparagus are the young shoots of a cultivated lily plant. They’re considered to be one of the…

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Asian Veg: Bok Choy

Arguably the most popular Chinese vegetable, Bok choy has a light sweet flavour and is extremely versatile – it can be…

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Artichoke Jerusalem

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

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Asian Green : Bok Choy

SEASON: JAN – DEC Bok choy or pak choi (Brassica rapa subsp. chinensis) is a type of Chinese cabbage. Chinensis…

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Aniseed Bulb

SEASON: MAR – JUN Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is a flowering plant species in the carrot family. It is a hardy, perennial herb…

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Capsicum

SEASON: MAR – JUNE Capsicum (commonly known as peppers) is a genus of flowering plants in the nightshade family Solanaceae….

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