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Specialist Vegetables

If you’re looking to introduce new flavours and textures into your regular cooking routine with a unique array of vegetables, then you’re looking in the right direction. Fine Food Specialist stock an extensive range of specialist vegetables, perfect for using in many dishes.

 Our selection of specialist vegetables contains rare vegetables that are highly sought after in the culinary world, giving them an essence of luxury. Take your pick from succulent monk’s beard, exquisite purple potatoes, tender sea kale, colourful candy beetroot, delicious salsify and the list goes on!

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  1. Delica Zerbinati Squashes, x 2
    Delica Zerbinati Squashes, x 2
    £19.95
    Origin: Lombardy, Italy
  2. Coeur de Boeuf Tomatoes, +/- 2kg
    Coeur de Boeuf Tomatoes, +/- 2kg
    £19.95
    Couer De Boeuf tomatoes, also known as beef heart tomatoes, are one of the largest varieties of tomatoes in the world. They can often grow up to 450g per tomatoe in weight and are easily distinguished by their ribbed skin and irregular heart-shaped form. The flesh of the tomatoes is firm and meaty a...
  3. White Peach, x 10
    White Peach, x 10
    £22.95
    White peaches are slightly sweeter than regular peaches due to their low levels of acidity. Their fuzzy skin is white with red, pink and yellow blushes of colour, which vary between varieties but do not correlate with the ripeness of the fruit.
  4. English Asparagus,(Wye Valley), +/- 500g
    English Asparagus,(Wye Valley), +/- 500g
    £14.95
    As this delicate vegetable thrives best in cool, damp conditions, England is an asparagus paradise. This family-grown brand is the epitome of asparagus excellence, with that wonderful nutty flavour and tender texture combination which have made it a favourite with Michelin chefs. All you need is som...
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  5. Buy Raindow Chard Online & In London UK
    Rainbow Chard, 1kg
    £7.50
    Rainbow Chard is perhaps the most visually beautiful of all winter vegetables. Not only does it look amazing, its taste is sweeter and stronger that regular white and red chard. Its is best prepared like spinach and cooked in the same way but for a little longer as its leaves are more robust. Wonder...
  6. Padron Peppers, 600g
    Padron Peppers, 600g
    £10.95
    Padron peppers are a classic Spanish delicacy. Pan fry them in olive oil until the skin blisters and they soften. Drain on kitchen paper and sprinkle generously with Maldon Salt. Careful though, hidden in a bowlful of these emerald delights will always be a couple that pack a serious chilli punch. T...
  7. Candy Beetroot, 2kg
    Candy Beetroot, 2kg
    £9.95
    Candy beetroot is exquisite to look at and is in vogue with Michelin chefs for garnishing their plates. Try serving this as a small starter with horseradish smoked mackerel and goats cheese or pickled herring, Granny Smith and anchovy paste/gentlemen's relish. To keep its colour and vibrancy finely ...
  8. Long Black Radish, x 2
    Long Black Radish, x 2
    £9.95
    Black radishes work well in stir fries, soups, stews and salads. They have a crisp firm texture and the inside flesh is creamy white in colour. The black skin is not edible and needs peeling.
  9. Inca Tomatoes, Mixed Box, +/-3kg
    Inca Tomatoes, Mixed Box, +/-3kg
    £29.95
    Inca tomatoes have the most wonderful flavour, a sweeter and more juicy option to your ordinary supermarket tomato. They are irregular in shape and size with ridges and bobbles. They are all different colours and some are striped. They make the most fantastic salads and are perfect for garnish too. ...
  10. Baby Candy Beetroot, x 3 Bunches
    Baby Candy Beetroot, x 3 Bunches
    £19.95
    Baby candy beetroot is an eye-catching garnish and is a fantastic addition to any salad. Beautiful served whole or cut diagonally through the middle to show off those mysterious pink and white rings. Once cooked, the flesh becomes pink throughout.  There are 5 heads per bunch and they are avail...
  11. Buy Black Garlic Online & in London in UK
    Black Garlic, 50g
    £5.25
    Black garlic is made by ageing regular garlic bulbs through a controlled heating and moisturising process for a number of weeks. The sugar reacts with amino acids to produce melanoidin, which gives it its dark colour. The taste is sweet with hints of raisin and tangy balsamic and the texture is soft...
  12. Buy Hand Grenade Courgettes Online & in London UK
    Hand Grenade Courgettes, x 6
    £12.95
    Beautiful round courgettes, often referred to as hand grenade courgettes, are delightful to look at. They fit in the palm of the hand and are great garnishes as well as good additions to a main meal. Try stuffing them, finely dicing them in a ratatouille or serve them grated and flash fried with lam...
  13. Green Asparagus, 1kg
    Green Asparagus, 1kg
    £17.95
    Harvested from various locations in South America, often in Peru and Mexico, these Asparagus are tender, full of flavour and a delightful Spring treat. The climate in central and South America is ideal for these Spring greens and their delightful flavour needs very little except butter lemon juice a...
  14. Monk's Beard, x 2 Bunches
    Monk's Beard, x 2 Bunches
    £11.50
    Monk's Beard is a relatively unknown green. Thought to have originated from the Cappuccino Monks in Tuscany this vegetable has become popular with chefs cooking seasonal menus. Its texture is succulent and moist and its flavour is similar to chard with a slightly bitter aftertaste. It needs to be bl...
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  15. Breakfast Radish, x 3 Bunches
    Breakfast Radish, x 3 Bunches
    £14.95
    Juicy, crunchy and full of colour and flavour, radishes are perfect for garnishing any plate. Used commonly in Europe on the breakfast plate, they have a peppery kick to them, and they just look so great! Cut them into match sticks and sprinkle them over salads and green vegetables.They make a wonde...
  16. Buy Sea Kale Online & in London UK
    Sea Kale, 80g
    £8.85
    Sea kale is native to Britain, and is very hard to get hold of. It is illegal to forage in the wild as the wild stocks have been massively depleted. It is generally forced which explains why it is one of the few crops in season in February. The fact that it is forced makes it more tender and delicat...
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  17. Baby Leeks, x 3 Bunches
    Baby Leeks, x 3 Bunches
    £13.95
    We buy our Baby Leeks from one of the biggest markets in the world, Runjis in Paris. Hand selected by our pickers, only the very best quality get selected for our customers. Tender, sweet and beautiful to look at, these baby leeks barely need blanching. Try serving them with Salmon confit in olive o...
  18. Baby Purple Beetroot, x 3 Bunches
    Baby Purple Beetroot, x 3 Bunches
    £12.95
    Fine Food Specialist's baby beetroots are the perfect garnish for a special occasion. They are sweet, tender and are less bitter than their larger counterparts.They can be eaten raw served on canapes or are equally scrumptious when cooked. Try roasting them in some foil with a little garlic to maint...
  19. Buy Jerusalem Artichokes Online in London UK
    Jerusalem Artichokes, 2kg
    £9.95
    Available from October to March, Jerusalem Artichokes have a very distinctive flavour. Native to North America, they arrived in Europe in 1605. I love making a rich creamy soup with 'Jerry Artichokes' garnished with Morels - Sublime for lunch on a crisp Spring day. Remember to put them in water...
  20. Salsify, 1kg
    Salsify, 1kg
    £8.95
    Sometimes referred to as the oyster plant, Salsify is a delicious root vegetable that comes from the dandelion family. To prepare it, scrub the root under a running tap to get rid of any soil. Peel with an industrial peeler or very sharp knife. Cut the white flesh into equal lengths 1-2 inches. Sque...
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If you’re looking to introduce new flavours and textures into your regular cooking routine with a unique array of vegetables, then you’re looking in the right direction. Fine Food Specialist stock an extensive range of specialist vegetables, perfect for using in many dishes.

 Our selection of specialist vegetables contains rare vegetables that are highly sought after in the culinary world, giving them an essence of luxury. Take your pick from succulent monk’s beard, exquisite purple potatoes, tender sea kale, colourful candy beetroot, delicious salsify and the list goes on!

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