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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. Giant New Season Red Garlic, Fresh, x 3 Bulbs
    Giant New Season Red Garlic, Fresh, x 3 Bulbs
    £9.95
    With an appearance and shape similar to a large leek, this giant garlic is one to try! Its’ flavour is a little milder taste than the usual garlic we know. The cloves can be simply roasted, then the flesh scooped out to accompany a hearty meal. Similarly, the cloves can be used in sauces or so...
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  2. Buy Sand Carrots Online in London UK
    Sand Carrots, 2kg
    £9.95
    French sand carrots, also known as 'Carotte de sables' are cultivated in the seaside town of La Manche, Normandy. The sandy soil offers perfect drainage, resulting in an excellent flavour. Their primary fertilizer is seaweed and their sand coating is a sign of their origin. With a tender sweet  ...
  3. Buy Puy Lentils Online & In London UK
    Puy Lentils, 500g
    £5.55
    Puy lentils hold their shape during cooking and have a firm bite with a mildly peppery flavour. They are the only lentil to hold a Protected Designation of Origin, meaning they are cultivated in Le Puy, France. Toss into bubbling soups or stews for a little extra texture or use in a delicious vegeta...
  4. Roscoff Onions, 1kg
    Roscoff Onions, 1kg
    £6.95
    Famous for their unique, mellow taste since the 17th century, these pearly pink onions from Brittany can be enjoyed raw, in condiments or cooked. Not only are they versatile, they have a very long shelf life so store in a cool dark place and use as and when you need. 
  5. Buy Golden Beetroot Online in London UK
    Golden Beetroot, 2kg
    £9.95
    Golden Beetroot has a more subtle flavour than nomal red beetroot, making for a great garnish with its vibrant golden shine. Available all year round but particularly abundant in the autumn months, golden beets boasts a unqigue, mild flavour. A simple but delicious serving suggestion is to roast the...
  6. Buy String of Smoked Garlic Online & in London UK
    String of Smoked Garlic
    £14.50
    We can't get enough of this premium quality smoked garlic - it would make a stunning gift for a garlic-lover! The aroma is heady with wood smoke and the pungent smell of garlic is prominent. Mash into butter to make a fantastic smoky garlic butter that adds a great twist to garlic bread or gene...
  7. Vitelotte Purple Potatoes, 2kg
    Vitelotte Purple Potatoes, 2kg
    £12.95
    Originally from Peru and Bolivia, Vitelotte has been cultivated in France since 1850 as a gourmet delicacy. In Germany it also known as Truffle Potato. This very rare, high valued and expensive potato variety tastes as amazing as it looks. It is perfect for boiling, chips and salads.
  8. Baby Artichokes, 1 x Bunch, (5 Heads)
    Baby Artichokes, 1 x Bunch, (5 Heads)
    £5.95
    Baby Artichokes are edible whole providing they are pared well before steaming. Although their prep time is a delicate artform, as with globe artichokes, the end result is definitely worth it. These baby artichokes are delicious roasted with lemon and garlic and served with generous shavings of parm...
  9. Lotus Root, 3-5 Links
    Lotus Root, 3-5 Links
    £17.95
    Lotus Root (Renkon in Japanese) is actually the rhizome of the lotus plant. Its a popular vegetable throughout southern and eastern Asia, but its still not that well known in the west. Peeled, thinly sliced and boiled for just two minutes is great in a salad, has a bit of a crunch. Fantastic fried i...
  10. Baby Fennel, x 3 Bunches
    Baby Fennel, x 3 Bunches
    £13.95
    More delicate than the larger bulbs of fennel, these baby fennel bulbs have a lot to offer.The tender bulbs and stalks can be used raw in salads, adding crunch and a fresh aniseed flavour. They are also delicious cooked, adding flavour and texture to a dish,try them braised alongside mackerel or roa...
  11. Baby Aubergines, 1kg
    Baby Aubergines, 1kg
    £23.95
    Any recipe that asks for aubergine will be enhanced by the use of Baby Aubergines. Baby aubergines are often cooked whole in curries and South East Asian dishes. They're usually split, not quite through, along the centre, which helps them cook more evenly.
  12. Buy Courgette Flowers Online & in London UK
    Courgette Flowers, x 15
    £29.95
    Fresh courgette flowers are a real summer treat. The frilly petals are delicious stuffed and gently fried. Try filling with a mix of ricotta, lemon zest and chilli flakes or pipe a smooth scallop mousse into the 'fiori' and serve with a salmon fillet and citrus vinaigrette. Serve as a starter or ant...
  13. Buy Banana Leaves Online in London UK
    Banana Leaves, 1kg
    £19.00
    Banana leaves are used throughout Asia and Central America. They not only impart a light flavour of the leaf itself, but also leave the contents inside moist and full of flavour. Typically, a whole fish or a breast of chicken is put inside the banana leaf. It is then tied together with string, and m...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  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. 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...
  19. 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...
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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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