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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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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 mid-spring: Rhubarb, grapefruit, telegraph cucumber

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

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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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In season early winter: Persimmons, red cabbage, yams

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

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In season late autumn: Fennel, olives, leeks

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

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In season mid-autumn: Swedes, Brussels sprouts, mandarins

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

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In season late summer: Broccoli, pumpkin, snow peas

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

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In season early autumn: Figs, silver beet, marrow

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

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In season early summer: Dill, cherry tomatoes, rocket

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

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In season early summer: Thai basil, Lebanese cucumber,...

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

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In season mid-summer: Raspberries, red onion, garlic

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