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Ingredient of the week: Samphire

Ingredient of the week: Samphire

Samphire is a vibrantly green, leafy vegetable grown near the sea. There are two types, marsh and rock. Marsh is more readily available and is far more pleasant to eat. Rock is generally found in the Mediterranean and has a rather unpleasant smell and taste. 

Ingredient of the Week: Rocket

Ingredient of the Week: Rocket

Rocket is a cruciferous vegetable like cauliflower, kale and broccoli. It is a    typically “English” salad leaf vegetable, even though it originates in the Mediterranean. It is available all year round and is very easy to grow. In fact if you aren’t careful it will 

Ingredient of the Week: Tenderstem Broccoli

Ingredient of the Week: Tenderstem Broccoli

Tenderstem broccoli is a relatively new vegetable to British supermarket shelves. It originates from Japan and is a cross between broccoli and kale. It is from the brassica family of vegetables, sharing nutritional qualities with cauliflower, cabbage and pak choi, as well as the 2