Sugar Snaps Sugar snap peas are also known Snap peas , and one of the fully edible peas in pod. In that the Husk and the Pea can be eaten. They are different from the other fully edible pea, the snow pea in that the pods are rounded rather than flat. Sugar Snap Peas, at maturity, the […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Sugar Snap Peas
Yellow Squash Yellow Squash, also known as Pattypan squash or in France as pâtisson or is also known as scallop squash, sunburst squash, granny squash, custard marrow, custard squash, cibleme in Cajun French, white squash, button squash, scallopini or squash is a special type of summer squash that is distinguished by its small size, and miniature pumpkin type of shape. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Yellow Squash
Snow Pea Shoots Pea Shoots can be grown from virtually any Pea variety, Snow Pea Shoots are the most popular and are the part of the plant that grows above the soil. The Snow Pea Shoots produce a robust, tender Shoot in 8 – 14 days. Nutrition information Vitamins A, B, C and E […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Snow Pea Shoots
Spring Onion Spring onions are also known as Scallions and green onions, along with many other local derivations. The Spring Onion differs from other Onions in that the part of the plant used in cooking is the long hollow green stems rather than any sub terranean bulb. The Spring Onion is a vegetable, it is eaten both […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Snow Peas There are a number of peas available in Australia but only two types have edible pods. one is the Sugar Snap peas and the other is the snow pea. Snow peas have the thinner walls of the two edible pod variants. The stems and leaves (known as Snow Pea Tendrils) of the immature plant […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Shallots Eschallots or as they are commonly known, ” shallots” here in Melbourne or further afield they are known as “French shallots”. Shallots are a miniature onion that grows in groups with thin brown skin. Shallots have a more subtle flavour and aroma than onions. Shallots are featured in many French dishes. but are also used […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Shallots
Rhubarb Although Rhubarb is used in desserts and cakes and is usually accompanied by fruits it is a vegetable. Only the stalks are eaten. The stalks of the Rhubarb have a rich tart flavour. The leaves of the rhubarb plant must be discarded as they are poisonous.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Rhubarb
Radish The Radish has been cultivated in Europe since pre-Roman times, it is an edible root vegetable. Mostly eaten raw in salads.Radishes are grown and consumed throughout the world, being mostly eaten raw as a crunchy salad vegetable. They have numerous varieties, varying in size, flavor, colour.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Radish
Radicchio Radicchio may look like red cabbage to the untrained eye, but their outward appearance is where the similarities end. Radicchio has a strong, bitter flavour that accompanies other powerful food flavours extremely well with similarly strong ingredients and dressings. In appearance, it has bright to dark red coloured leaves, with white veins. Radicchio is […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Radicchio
Butternut Pumpkin Butternut Pumpkin is also known Butternut squash , it is actually a type of winter squash. It has a sweet, nutty taste similar to that of a pumpkin. It has mustard yellow firm skin and a light orange fleshy pulp. As it ripens it continues to become deeper orange, as well as becoming sweeter in flavour. Butternut […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Butternut Pumpkin