Often recommended as a potato substitute for diabetics and the weight conscious they can cause flatulence in some people and those eating Jerusalem artichokes for the first time are advised to start with small quantities.
King Richard Leeks
Leeks are a versatile vegetable, with a similar, but milder flavour to onions, for which they can easily be substituted.
At The Chef’s Garden @ Epicurean we grow a variety of pumpkins and winter squash including butternut, Mariana Di Chioggia, Musquee de Provence, Red Hokkaido, spaghetti squash, triamble and Whangaparoa crown.
A mix of wild herbs, edible weeds, chicory and radicchio, contrasting bitter and sweet flavours to give a salad that has great visual appeal and is satisfying to eat.
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