A delightful array of Asian vegetables can be found at your local greengrocer. Add a delicious crunch and goodness to your stir-fries by adding a bunch of choy sum or pak choy.
Versatile, mild flavoured leeks are ideal for flavouring soups, casseroles, flans, pies and vegetable dishes. Combine leeks with cheese, cream, bacon, tomatoes, potatoes and mushrooms. Try leeks as an alternative to onions. Tip: Split and fan leeks, then wash, under running water to dislodge and soil.
Fennel is a crisp, root vegetable with a delicate aniseed flavour that complements lamb and seafood, fennel also teams deliciously with pears and plums. Serve thinly sliced fennel as an accompaniment to a hot curry or simmer in vegetable stock and serve with chicken.
If you enjoy mushrooms and letís face it who doesnít? Then autumn is the perfect time to use mushrooms with other seasonal favourites, like chestnuts, pumpkin, leeks or Asian leafy greens. Team with jumbo flats or mild flavoured buttons in omelettes, sautť sliced mushrooms over crisp toasted and top with a poached egg.
Pick up a kilo bag of ultra-versatile and super value carrots