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Home-grown harvest

Home-grown harvest: spinach

Home-grown harvest: spinach

One of the most versatile leaves in a chef’s arsenal, spinach can make a nutritious addition to any meal or take a starring role in a complex dish. Russell Brown reports Read more
Home-grown harvest: salsify

Home-grown harvest: salsify

It takes a bit of a stir for a vegetable to make the national newspapers, but when a major supermarket starts stocking an unusual vegetable, that is exactly what happens. Read more
Home-grown harvest: Alliums

Home-grown harvest: Alliums

Probably the most common ingredient of all in professional and home cooking alike, the onion family brings an unbeatable depth and sweetness to savoury dishes, with the shallot’s delicacy and versatility being ... Read more
Home-grown harvest: Red cabbage

Home-grown harvest: Red cabbage

We all love it slow-braised with a roast or chopped up in a slaw, but as well as the classics, there are dozens of unusual ways to serve red cabbage. Russell Brown explores Read more
Home-grown harvest: Fennel

Home-grown harvest: Fennel

Love it or hate it, fennel has a distinctive flavour that can add fantastic depth to your dishes. Russell Brown demystifies the divisive bulb Read more
Home-grown harvest: raspberries

Home-grown harvest: raspberries

Although less ubiquitous than its sister the strawberry, the raspberry’s tart undertone gives it a starring role when paired with flattering flavours. Russell Brown reports Read more
Home-grown harvest: lettuce

Home-grown harvest: lettuce

Although ubiquitous served raw in salads, lettuce can also be cooked and served in myriad ways, with different leaves offering a variety of flavour profiles from sweet to peppery. Russell Brown investigates Read more
Home-grown harvest: Sorrel

Home-grown harvest: Sorrel

The sharp, tart taste of this easy to grow herb, akin to green apples or lemon juice, can add a refreshing contrast in dishes. Russell Brown investigates Read more

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