WINTER

What to eat in Winter

Lemons, NZ Oranges, Mandarins, Grapefruit, Tamarillo, Limes, Rhubarb, Persimmon

Leeks, Kohlrabi, NZ Winter Truffles, Fennel, Brussel Sprouts, Jerusalem Artichokes, Parsnips, Swedes, Potatoes, Yams, Watercress, 

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Yummy Yams

Most commonly recognised as sweet, pink-red tubers that are small, often about the size of a thumb and have a slightly shiny and ribbed surface.

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Tamarillo

A relative of the potato, tomato, eggplant and capsicum, tamarillo, otherwise known as the ‘tree tomato’, is native to Central and South America. Listed among the

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In Praise of Persimmon

Prized in Asia, the persimmon, shaped like a large tomato and with a silky, slippery texture, has a very unique flavour. The ripe fruit has a high

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Parsnips

A root vegetable related to both carrots and parsley (which helps explain why carrot tops look a lot like parsley and make a great pesto).

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Kohlrabi

Contrary to what it looks like, kohlrabi is not a root vegetable instead, as a form of cabbage, it’s a member of the mustard family,

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Hail Mighty Kale

Kale is a descendant of wild cabbage and is thought to have originated in Asia Minor. It was probably brought to Europe by Celtic wanderers

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