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The tomatillo, also known as the Mexican husk tomato, is a plant of the nightshade family bearing small, spherical and green or green-purple fruit of the same name. Tomatillos originated in Mexico and were cultivated in the pre-Columbian era.
Green Garlic is garlic that is harvested before the bulb forms. The bulb will look like that of a green onion (aka spring onion)
This pretty heirloom beet, like the winter squash Marina Di Chioggia, originates from the Italian coastal town of Chioggia (pronounced kee-oh-jah)
Garlic Chives is a perennial in zones 3 to 10. It has flat, grass-like leaves with a mild, part onion-part garlic flavor.
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.
Squash blossoms are the edible flowers of Cucurbita species, particularly Cucurbita pepo, the species that produces zucchini, marrow, spaghetti squash, and many other types of squash.
Chard sometimes called Swiss chard or Rainbow Chard
There are several varieties of sorrel available and at The Chef’s Garden @ Epicurean we grow French sorrel (Rumex scutatus) and the rather stunning red-veined sorrel (Rumex sanguineus).
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Heart-warming home-cooked food from the owner of iconic Hawke's Bay restaurant, Pipi. Recipes By Alexandra Tylee
VBP35 with Fruit
Veggie Box with Fruit Only$47+GST and Freight
Loved by chefs and home cooks for its ease of use and the flavour and interest it adds to a plate,
Baby leaf greens are more mature than micro-greens and their leaves are harvested when they are between 5cm and 14cm according to the variety.
One of our Specialty Salads
Our mesclun mix contains no lettuce, but rather assorted and interesting tender, young salad leaves including endives and radicchios, resulting in a robust flavoured salad mix.
VBS25 with Fruit
Veggie Box with Fruit Only $37+GST and Freight
Handcrafted Wild Endive Salad
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.
Organic Tomatoes Seeds
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