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In season June: Pumpkins

Pumpkins are considered a winter squash as opposed to softer-skinned...

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In season December: New potatoes

The low-down When it comes to potatoes, the texture and thickness...

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In season December: Cherries

There are three main types of cherries: sweet cherries, sour...

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In season December: New potatoes

New potatoes are young potatoes not yet fully grown. Most...

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In season November: Edible flowers

For colour, elegance and delicate flavouring, add flower petals to...

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In season November: Basil

This herb favourite differs between varieties: larger leaves are sweeter,...

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In season October: Asparagus

Of the 300 or so varieties of asparagus, only about...

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In season October: Cherimoya

This fruit resembles an artichoke – heart-shaped and green. While...

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In season September: Grapefruit

Grapefruit were introduced from Australia to New Zealand in the...

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In season September: Swedes

While swedes are a turnip and cabbage hybrid, unlike turnips,...

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In season July: Carrots

Buying Choose carrots which are bright orange and firm. The leaves...

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In season October: Tamarillos

Availability Also known as tree tomatoes, tamarillos can be red or...

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In season August: Celeriac

Celeriac (pronounced ce-LE-ri-ac) has a distinct celery flavour and a...

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In season July: Watercress

Buying Watercress is a member of the cruciferae (mustard) family and...

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In season July: Mandarins

Highly regarded in their land of origin, China, this citrus...

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In season March: Capsicums

What are they Capsicums are part of the same family as...

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In season June: Rhubarb

Availability Year-round but at its best from May to August. Buying Choose rhubarb...

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In season April: Pears

Almost 500 hectares of pears are grown in New Zealand,...
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