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In season January: Curry leaf, watermelon, taro

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

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In season December: Broad beans, daikon, chives

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

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In season November: Choy sum, loquat, sage

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

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In season October: Rhubarb, grapefruit, telegraph cucumber

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

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In season September: Cape gooseberries, coriander, gai lan

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

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In season August: Kohlrabi, limes, Italian parsley

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

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In season July: Agria potatoes, carrots, cauliflower

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

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In season June: Persimmons, red cabbage, yams

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

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In season May: Fennel, olives, leeks

Fennel Increasing in popularity in New Zealand, fennel has an aniseed...

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‘Ugly’ produce sales to fight waste

Ugly fruit and vegetables destined for livestock feed or the...

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In season April: Swedes, Brussels sprouts, mandarins

Swedes An average swede (around 100g) adds just 100kJ to your...

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In season February: Broccoli, pumpkin, snow peas

Broccoli Broccoli is a good source of vitamin C, folate and...

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In season March: Figs, silver beet, marrow

Figs Figs are gaining popularity in New Zealand but can be...

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In season December: Dill, cherry tomatoes, rocket

Dill Although used in small amounts, herbs add beneficial polyphenols to...

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In season December: Thai basil, Lebanese cucumber, radishes

Thai basil Basil contains useful amounts of antioxidants such as vitamin...

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In season January: Raspberries, red onion, garlic

Raspberries Raspberries get their lovely red colour from anthocyanins, which are...

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Eating seasonally is usually cheaper, as in-season fruit and veges...

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In season July: Grapefruit

The grapefruit grown in New Zealand is not actually a...
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