King Richard Leeks
Leeks are a versatile vegetable, with a similar, but milder flavour to onions, for which they can easily be substituted.
Jerusalem artichokes, also known as in other countries as sunchokes and sunroots, are a small knobbly tuber which have a nutty, sweet flavour and like yacón is a diet and diabetic friendly food.
Celeriac can be eaten cooked or raw and is a good source of fibre, vitamin C and folate, as well as having small amounts of other vitamins, potassium, iron and calcium.
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.
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).
VBP35 with Fruit
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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
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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.
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