Food and nutrients - Fruit, vegetables

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In season late autumn: Brown onions, pears, Chinese...

Brown onions Seemingly ubiquitous as the base of a lot of...

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In season mid-autumn: Kiwiberry, butternut squash, Jerusalem artichoke

Kiwiberry As the name suggests, kiwiberries look similar to their kiwifruit...

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Super ’shrooms

Mushrooms contain higher levels of two antioxidant compounds, known as...

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Five reasons to eat in colour

Eating a rainbow of coloured foods maximises the variety of...

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In season early autumn: Quince, lemongrass, frisée

Quince Quince trees grow well in New Zealand, and the large,...

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In season late summer: Bitter melon, butternut squash,...

Bitter melon Bitter melon, also called karela, bitter gourd or fu...

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In season mid-summer: Curry leaf, watermelon, taro

Curry leaf The curry leaf is popular in Indian-inspired cuisine, bringing...

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In season early summer: Broad beans, daikon, chives

Broad beans A half-cup serve of broad beans is low in...

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In season late spring: Choy sum, loquat, sage

Choy sum Choy sum, also known as Chinese flowering cabbage, is...

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In season mid-spring: Rhubarb, grapefruit, telegraph cucumber

Rhubarb Just a half-cup serve of stewed rhubarb gives you 3g...

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Less than half of Kiwis get 5+ a...

New research shows less than 40 per cent of Kiwis...

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In season early spring: Cape gooseberries, coriander, gai...

Cape gooseberries While this pale orange-yellow tart fruit has been shown...

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In season late winter: Kohlrabi, limes, Italian parsley

Kohlrabi Kohlrabi is German for cabbage-turnip, though it is sweeter than...

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In season mid-winter: Agria potatoes, carrots, cauliflower

Agria potatoes Potatoes provide vitamin C, folate, potassium, antioxidants and fibre....

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How to get the best from feijoas, defeat...

Now is the time to feel smug for planting winter...

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In season early winter: Persimmons, red cabbage, yams

Persimmons Bronwyn and Lance Walters, of NTL Horticulture in Northland, have...

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Making the most of autumn’s bounty in the...

The main weather event down my way last month was...

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26 ways to use amazing autumn apples

Each year, my seasons are dominated more by which fruit...

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