Organic Fruits & Vegetables

Apples

Apples

Available Seasons
Jan-May

Avocados

Avocados

Available Seasons
Jan-May

Beetroots

Beetroots

Available Seasons
Jan-May

You can boil, bake, or steam your beets. Also, raw beets can make a salad extra tasty. Simply wash and peel then grate into salad.

Bell peppers

Bell peppers

Available Seasons
Jan-May

When slicing large peppers, cut them open first and then slice them with the inside of the pepper facing your knife.

Broccoli

Broccoli

Available Seasons
Dec-May

Broccoli is best when quickly steamed or stir-fried. Overcooking enhances its strong flavor and aroma, dulls the color, and leaches out nutrients.

White Cabbage

White Cabbage

Available Seasons
Jan-May

For salad or coleslaw thinly slice the cabbage and toss with a vinaigrette or make a creamy dressing with plain yogurt, vinegar, honey, dill and salt and add grated carrots or other veggies.

Cauliflower

Cauliflower

Available Seasons
Jan-May

Great eaten raw accompanied by dips, or cooked as a side dish or added to stir fries, pasta, quiches, omelets, soups and stews.

Carrots

Carrots

Available Seasons
Jan-May

Carrot tops are bitter, but can be eaten raw in salads, or saute them with olive oil, garlic and some of your other favorite greens, or cook them into a soup or stock.

Courgette / Zucchini

Courgette / Zucchini

Available Seasons
Oct-June

There is no need to peel or seed your zucchini. Zucchini can be eaten raw in salads. If you are cooking zucchini, slice it and salt it to draw out some of the water, then cook quickly over dry, high heat to caramelize.

Garlic

Garlic

Available Seasons
Jan-May

Be careful not to brown garlic when sauteing--minced garlic cooks in less than one minute. The more finely the garlic is chopped, the stronger the flavor will be.

Lemons

Lemons

Available Seasons
Jan-May

Limes

Limes

Available Seasons
Jan-May

Mangoes

Mangoes

Available Seasons
Jan-May

Okra

Okra

Available Seasons
Oct-June

Potatoes

Potatoes

Available Seasons
Jan-May

Keep in mind, to preserve the abundance of nutrients in your potatoes, cook them in their skins. Steam instead of boiling, as water naturally leaches some of the nutrients from food cooked in it.

Radishes (White & Red)

Radishes (White & Red)

Available Seasons
Jan-May

Tomatoes

Tomatoes

Available Seasons
Jan-May

A good serrated knife is far superior to a flat edged knife for slicing tomatoes. Avoid cooking tomatoes in aluminum pots, as the tomato will develop an unpleasant metal taste.

red cabbage

red cabbage

Available Seasons
Jan-May

For salad or coleslaw thinly slice the cabbage and toss with a vinaigrette or make a creamy dressing with plain yogurt, vinegar, honey, dill and salt and add grated carrots or other veggies.

cherry tomatoes on vine

cherry tomatoes on vine

Available Seasons
Dec-June

A good serrated knife is far superior to a flat edged knife for slicing tomatoes. Avoid cooking tomatoes in aluminum pots, as the tomato will develop an unpleasant metal taste.

cherry tomatoes

cherry tomatoes

Available Seasons
Nov-June

A good serrated knife is far superior to a flat edged knife for slicing tomatoes. Avoid cooking tomatoes in aluminum pots, as the tomato will develop an unpleasant metal taste.

Aubergines / Eggplants

Aubergines / Eggplants

Available Seasons
Oct-June

Unlike many vegetables, eggplant is not harmed by long cooking. An undercooked eggplant can have a chewy texture; but overcooked eggplant is just very soft.

beef tomatoes

beef tomatoes

Available Seasons
Nov-June

A good serrated knife is far superior to a flat edged knife for slicing tomatoes. Avoid cooking tomatoes in aluminum pots, as the tomato will develop an unpleasant metal taste.

Plum Tomatoes

Plum Tomatoes

Available Seasons
Dec-June

A good serrated knife is far superior to a flat edged knife for slicing tomatoes. Avoid cooking tomatoes in aluminum pots, as the tomato will develop an unpleasant metal taste.

sweet corn

sweet corn

Available Seasons
Jan-May

Cucumbers

Cucumbers

Available Seasons
Oct-June

Cucumbers have a 95% water content--nearly as thirst quenching as a glass of water. Great in any salad, a salad of its own, or chilled soup.

Chillies (Hot Green)

Chillies (Hot Green)

Available Seasons
Dec-June

yellow peppers

yellow peppers

Available Seasons
Dec-June

When slicing large peppers, cut them open first and then slice them with the inside of the pepper facing your knife.

red peppers

red peppers

Available Seasons
Dec-June

When slicing large peppers, cut them open first and then slice them with the inside of the pepper facing your knife.

green peppers

green peppers

Available Seasons
Dec-June

Green peppers tend to have a green-as in unripe-flavor that many people don't care for, but the yellow, red, and orange peppers can be very sweet.

Potatoes (small)

Potatoes (small)

Available Seasons
Jan-May

Keep in mind, to preserve the abundance of nutrients in your potatoes, cook them in their skins. Steam instead of boiling, as water naturally leaches some of the nutrients from food cooked in it.

sweet potatoes

sweet potatoes

Available Seasons
Jan-May

Baking in the oven usually takes an hour or more. Remember not to refrigerate them, and scrub them just before cooking and be sure to enjoy the skins.

turnips

turnips

Available Seasons
Jan-May

peas

peas

Available Seasons
Jan-May

If cooking, steam, simmer, or stir-fry only for a minute or two to retain their crispness, color, and flavor. Perfect just to snack on raw, thrown into your salad, or with your favorite vegetable dip.

Green Beans (Flat & Thin)

Green Beans (Flat & Thin)

Available Seasons
Jan-May

You can steam, boil, or saute--my favorite is steamed for 5-10 minutes add a little butter and parmesean cheese, or chill them after you steam them and put them in your salad.

Pumpkins / Butternut Squash

Pumpkins / Butternut Squash

Available Seasons
Jan-May

Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi

Available Seasons
Feb-May

Kahlrabi is delicious raw. It can be cut in wedges and eaten as a crunchy snack just like an apple. Serve it with a creamy dip or add a bit of soy sauce to it.

Onions (Red)

Onions (Red)

Available Seasons
Jan-June

Don't want to cry? Refrigerate onions 30 minutes before preparation to prevent tearing, or light a candle by your cutting board. To remove the smell of onions rub hands and equipment with lemon juice or salt.

Onions (White)

Onions (White)

Available Seasons
Jan-June

Don't want to cry? Refrigerate onions 30 minutes before preparation to prevent tearing, or light a candle by your cutting board. To remove the smell of onions rub hands and equipment with lemon juice or salt.

Sweet melon

Sweet melon

Available Seasons
Nov-June

Keep in mind how wonderful melons are in a salad! Mix your cool sweet melon with some delicious fresh greens and cheese--Yum!

Watermelon

Watermelon

Available Seasons
Nov-June

Keep in mind how wonderful melons are in a salad! Mix your cool sweet melon with some delicious fresh greens and cheese--Yum!

Nabj

Nabj

Available Seasons
Feb-March