Leeks are members of the onion family that produce a long cylinder of layered leaf sheaths rather than an enlarged bulb like the onion or garlic. Leeks are hardy and survive & thrive over winter!
Land cress is also known as American cress and is an alternative to watercress. It is rich in vitamins, iron and calcium and is easier to grow than watercress. It also grows over a longer growing season and can be hardy enough to over winter. If you have a recipe that uses land cress that […]
Komatsuna is a leafy form of wild turnip which was developed from the pak choi. It is also known as Japanese Mustard Spinach. It is a very hardy vegetable that will grow in most climates. If you have a recipe that uses komatsuna that you’d like to share please submit using the form below:
Kohlrabi is a more unusual member of the brassica family with a swollen bulb-like purple stem and waxy leaves. It has a sweet, nutty taste & can be a perfect accompaniment to other root vegetables.
Karela is a Hindi word for bitter melon or gourd. It is a tropical vine of the cucumber family so requires warmth to grow well in the UK! In the UK it flowers June-July and fruits September to November. Also has nutritious and medicinal properties. If you have a recipe with Karela that you’d like […]
Kale is a type of cabbage with green or purple leaves but it does not form a head like some cabbages. Kale is of great nutritional value and is very hardy. It is also tolerant of most pests and diseases. If you have a recipe that uses Kale to submit please use the form […]
Jerusalem artichoke is a relative of the sunflower family with attractive flowers but grown for its tuberous roots. It is a perennial plant that grows to 9 ft tall.
Jackfruit is a tree in the mulberry family. It is native to South East Asia and grows best in tropical environments. As well as being grown for fruits, the wood of jackfruit is also used to make musical instruments. If You would like to contribute a recipe that uses jackfruit please use the form below: […]