AUTUMN

What to eat in Autumn

New season apples, pears, kiwifruit, quince, local grapes, feijoa, passionfruit, figs, blackberries.

Mushrooms, rocket, kumara, tomatoes, eggplant, zucchini, chillies, lettuce, pumpkin.

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Pears

Like apples, pears are a member of the rose family. They can be divided into two categories: European and Asian. The former is what we

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Cauliflower

This once ho hum veg is now one of the hippest.  In the past cauliflower cheese was as cool as it got, now you’ll find cauliflower roasted whole, deep

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Kumara

Kumara was an essential crop for early Maori who it is believed brought them with them from Hawaiki more than 1000 years ago.  These starchy

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Onions

Julia Child once declared, “I cannot imagine a world without onions”, and many a chef would agree.    Part of the allium family of herbaceous flowering plants,

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Kiwifruit

  This iconic fruit, which we grow so expertly in New Zealand, originated in China. The seeds were brought back to New Zealand by Isabel Fraser, a teacher from Whanganui, who passed them

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Cauliflower

Has any vegetable had quite as fast a rise up the ‘in fashion’ list than cauliflower? In only a couple of short years cauliflower has become a hero ingredient on

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