Thursday, 11 August 2011

Meet this week's vegetables

  • Heirloom mesclun salad mix
  • Broccoli
  • New Zealand spinach  — High Vitamin A, B1 and B2, this summer spinach has a vine-like growing habit. Pick off the leaves and it's great in a salad, or cooked you can use the whole stalk. It's especially good for lasagna, since it holds it's volume well compared to regular spinach. Also makes a great freezer.
  • Mixed heirloom tomatoes
  • Sweet  peppers
  • Carrots
  • Sweet onion
  • Garlic
  • Minnesota midget melon