Vegetables

 

Delve into the wonderful world of vegetables, with the Vegetarian Recipe Club. 

Learn:

  • What they are
  • How they are commonly eaten
  • When they are in season
  • What their nutritional benefits are
  • How to chop and prepare them
  • How to cook and eat them
  • Recipes using them

 

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A-Z of vegetables

Description: Asparagus spears are considered a luxury vegetable and although can be a little pricey, British asparagus spears are worth buying in season just because they taste so...

Description: There are many different sorts of aubergines, but in this country we most often the large deep glossy purple variety and packs of ‘baby’ ones. They are...

Forget the school dinner horrors of pickled beetroot in sharp vinegar - this beautiful, colourful vegetable is far tastier the natural way and it has far better uses, as you will see from...

Description
Broad beans are actually related to the pea family so contain more protein than most vegetables. Some of their most creative uses are found in ...

Description: Broccoli is commonly found all year round as it is so widely used, and so imported, but it is good to eat it in season. Tightly packed green florets form the heads of...

Description: The tiny sibling in the cabbage family, the humble sprout are a winter cropping brassica, most familiar at Christmas time. Don’t be scared or put off by any bad...

Description: This variety of squash has a lovely firm flesh that has to be cooked all the way through. It is excellent roasted in a little olive oil, cut into halves or smaller...

Description: The traditional carrot is well-loved as the long orange root vegetable. It’s also possible to find them in white, yellow, red and purple and taking different...

Description: It is usually the white, bulging head of the cauliflower which is eaten, whilst the leaves are often discarded. Of four major groups (Northern Europe Annuals,...

Description: Celery is a crunchy green British vegetable, whose stalks can be eaten raw or cooked in a variety of dishes.

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