Specialist Vegetables

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. Seasonal Vegetable Box, 10 Items, Serves 2
    Seasonal Vegetable Box, 10 Items, Serves 2
    £60.00
    Each fresh vegetable box will include ten of the most delicious, colourful and unique vegetables, all of which will be of the highest quality. This is a great way to find out about vegetables you’ve never tried, and makes an exciting variation to your usual weekly shop. Since they are all seas...
  2. Buy String of Smoked Garlic Online & in London UK
    String of Smoked Garlic
    £20.00
    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...
  3. Salsify, 1kg
    Salsify, 1kg
    £11.95
    If you're looking for a unique and delicious root vegetable to add to your larder, look no further than Salsify, also known as the oyster plant. This versatile vegetable comes from the dandelion family and boasts a subtle, yet distinct flavour that pairs well with a variety of dishes. To prepare sa...
  4. 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 ...
  5. Romanesco, 1 x Head
    Romanesco, 1 x Head
    £9.95
    The best way to describe this fascinating and pretty vegetable in chef terms is as a cross between broccoli and cauliflower.The texture is more tender than most greens, and it has been spared the bitter edge which so often puts people off cauliflower, cabbage and spinach, making it an excellent choi...
  6. 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...
  7. Baby Aubergines, 1kg
    Baby Aubergines, 1kg
    £15.95
    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.
  8. Baby Candy Beetroot, x 3 Bunches
    Baby Candy Beetroot, x 3 Bunches
    £15.95
    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...
  9. Buy Jerusalem Artichokes Online in London UK
    Jerusalem Artichokes, 2kg
    £12.95
    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...
  10. Buy Hand Grenade Courgettes Online & in London UK
    Hand Grenade Courgettes, x 6
    £14.95
    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...
  11. Vitelotte Purple Potatoes, 2kg
    Vitelotte Purple Potatoes, 2kg
    £13.95
    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.
  12. Baby Purple Beetroot, x 3 Bunches
    Baby Purple Beetroot, x 3 Bunches
    £15.95
    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...
  13. Baby Leeks, x 3 Bunches
    Baby Leeks, x 3 Bunches
    £17.95
    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...
  14. Green Asparagus, Large, +/-500g
    Green Asparagus, Large, +/-500g
    £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...
  15. Padron Peppers, +/-500g
    Padron Peppers, +/-500g
    £14.50
    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...
  16. Fresh Turmeric, 500g
    Fresh Turmeric, 500g
    £13.95
    Like ginger, fresh turmeric is a very different animal to the ground version; it has a strong, hot, earthy tang which, used in very small amounts, can transform very simple foods like rice and soup into more exotic dishes.
  17. Buy Horseradish Root Online & in London UK
    Horseradish Root
    From £7.95
    If you like horseradish as hot as it can be, use fresh horseradish root. A good quality root is clean, firm, and free from cuts and blemishes. The freshly peeled or sliced root and the prepared product are creamy white. Peel and grate fresh horseradish in a well ventilated room, a good whiff will br...
  18. Baby Turnips, x 3 Bunches
    Baby Turnips, x 3 Bunches
    £16.95
    Fine Food Specialist's baby turnips are so fresh, they come with their turnip tops still attached. Plump and full of flavour, they are best served al-dente (with a crunch). Fantastic for garnish, petit legumes or baby veg are all the rage with the top chefs these days because they are so tender...
  19. Roscoff Onions, 1kg
    Roscoff Onions, 1kg
    £10.95
    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. 
  20. Baby Artichokes, 1 x Bunch, (5 Heads)
    Baby Artichokes, 1 x Bunch, (5 Heads)
    £11.95
    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...
  21. Buy Banana Leaves Online in London UK
    Banana Leaves, 1kg
    £27.95
    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...
  22. Breakfast Radish, x 3 Bunches
    Breakfast Radish, x 3 Bunches
    £13.95
    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...
  23. Lotus Root, 2-3 Links
    Lotus Root, 2-3 Links
    £16.95
    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...
  24. White Mooli, x 3
    White Mooli, x 3
    £12.95
    Mooli, also known as Daikon, is a large white radish that looks similar to a horseradish but holds a peppery taste. They have a smooth skin and are translucent inside. White mooli can be enjoyed raw or cooked; they absorb all flavours when cooked but withstand their firm texture and original peppery...
  25. Baby Courgettes, 2 x 200g
    Baby Courgettes, 2 x 200g
    £13.95
    These mini courgettes have a delicate and sweet taste. Perfect to fry and use as a garnish, or simply chop and use in pasta sauces and ratatouille. The courgettes are around 10cm in length.
  26. Okra, +/-500g
    Okra, +/-500g
    £9.95
    Also known as ladies fingers, okra is popularly used in Asian and African dishes. The small thin pods contain tiny seeds, and have a delicate and subtle flavour. The flavour of okra becomes more nutty when fried, and a sweeter taste with a more fluid texture when they are boiled. In Asian dishes the...
  27. Radicchio,  (5 heads)
    Radicchio, (5 heads)
    £14.95
    Radicchio: The Versatile Jewel of Leafy Vegetables! In the realm of vegetables, radicchio stands as a versatile and captivating gem. With tightly wrapped leaves reminiscent of chicory or cabbage, radicchio offers a world of culinary possibilities. Its unique charm lies in its ability to transcend t...
  28. Romano Red Pepper, +/-1kg
    Romano Red Pepper, +/-1kg
    £11.95
    Romano peppers, with a similar appearance to red chillies, are in face deliciously sweet, definitely not spicy, and crispy when eaten raw. They are the perfect ingredient to use in a salad or as a crudité with homemade dips. They are also popularly roasted to give them an intensely smoky flav...
  29. Inca Tomatoes, Mixed Box, +/-3kg
    Inca Tomatoes, Mixed Box, +/-3kg
    £32.95
    Elevate Your Culinary Adventure with Inca Tomatoes! Unveil the extraordinary world of flavour with Inca tomatoes, a tantalising treat that redefines your palate's expectations. These tomatoes, a delightful departure from the ordinary supermarket variety, promise a symphony of taste that's sweeter a...
  30. Baby Carrots, Purple, x 3 Bunches
    Baby Carrots, Purple, x 3 Bunches
    £13.95
    These beautiful baby purple carrots make a wonderful garnish and are packed with that wonderful earthy carrot flavour. They are a favourite with the chefs as they are so divine to look at and they hold their colour once cooked.
  31. Buy Purple Cauliflower Online & in London UK
    Purple Cauliflower
    £10.50
    Purple cauliflower arrives in summer and is always a welcome addition to our vegetable gathering. They really look superb and really work well on the plate. This is one of those crossbreeds that is very successful and the taste is wonderfully nutty.
  32. Rainbow Radishes, x 2 Bunches
    Rainbow Radishes, x 2 Bunches
    £10.95
    These little beauties are just a fantastic bunch of colour to brighten up your salads. I like to blanch them for 45 seconds in salted water, cut them length-ways and toss them in butter - Perfect and unusual garnish for a fish main course...Available from the summer months.
  33. Baby Golden Beetroot, x 3 Bunches
    Baby Golden Beetroot, x 3 Bunches
    £15.95
    These delightful creations are bursting with flavour, proving as a vibrant, eye-catching garnish. A popular recipe with these baby beets is to combine them with baby candy beetroot and baby purple beetroot  and tossing them in a salad with a creamy goats curd cheese, drizzled with olive oil and...
  34. Buy Yellow Cauliflower Online & in London UK
    Yellow Cauliflower
    £12.95
    Yellow cauliflowers are very striking, they could easily be called golden. Their taste is the same as the more familiar white cauliflower and they hold their colour after cooking so maintain that wow factor.
  35. Cavolo Nero, 1kg
    Cavolo Nero, 1kg
    £11.95
    Cavolo Nero comes from Italy and literally means 'black cabbage'. It gets its name as its leaves are dark green in colour and appear black. It has a strong irony flavour and stands up very well to winter meats like venison and daube...
  36. Samphire, Fresh
    Samphire, Fresh
    From £14.95
    Discover the Delights of Samphire, Fresh from the Norfolk Coast! Handpicked from the pristine estuarine mudflats along the breathtaking Norfolk coast, samphire is a succulent sea vegetable that will elevate your culinary experiences to new heights. With its satisfying crunch and subtle, salty tang ...
  37. Premium Wakame Seaweed, Dried
    Premium Wakame Seaweed, Dried, 500g
    £11.50
    Introducing Premium Wakame Seaweed - Your Gateway to Exquisite Flavour and Healthful Delights! Elevate your culinary adventures with our meticulously sourced Premium Wakame Seaweed, a treasure from the depths of the sea. Sourced from the pristine waters of China, this premium-grade dried seaweed pr...
  38. Salty Fingers, 15g
    Salty Fingers, 15g
    £6.00
    Discover the Bold Flavour of Salty Fingers: An Asian Sea Vegetable Delight! Embark on a culinary journey with salty fingers, a captivating sea vegetable hailing from the heart of Asia. With its distinctive crunch and a one-of-a-kind bitter-twinged saline taste, this marine gem is a taste sensation ...
  39. Baby Parsnips, 1kg
    Baby Parsnips, 1kg
    £5.95
    Tender, delicate and buttery, these gorgeous little roots are winners any time, and look very cute in terms of presentation - enjoy them roasted in a honey glaze with traditional dinners or other main meals, try mashing for a lighter alternative to potato, or make a delicious soup.
  40. Buy San Marzano Tomatoes Online In London UK
    San Marzano Tomatoes (DOP), 1kg
    £9.95
    If you're a passionate cook, you know that the quality of your ingredients can make all the difference in the world. That's why you need San Marzano Tomatoes (DOP) in your larder. These large plum tomatoes are a cook's dream, renowned for their dense flesh and sweet, rich flavour. What sets San Mar...
  41. Globe Artichokes, 3 x Head
    Globe Artichokes, 3 x Head
    £15.95
    Globe artichokes are a true summer delight. No relation to the gnarly Jerusalem artichoke, they are in fact a member of the thistle family and it is the flower head that we eat before it blooms.
  42. Buy Purple Heritage Carrots Online & In London
    Purple Heritage Carrots, 2kg
    £9.95
    There are records of carrot cultivation in Afghanistan as far back as 1,000 years ago. It is likely the roots were purple or yellow at that time and it is only later that the orange hue was established. Carrots belong to the umbelliferae family, which is also home to parsnips, fennel, cumin and...
  43. Buy Kohlrabi Online & In London UK
    Kohlrabi, x 6 Heads
    £14.95
    Kohlrabi is a relatively unknown vegetable that is part of the brassica family. The fibrous green exterior can be peeled away to reveal a crisp, creamy white flesh which is similar in flavour to broccoli stem with a mild, mustardy sweetness. Used lots in Indian cooking, the root pairs well with spic...
  44. Watercress, x 3 Bunches
    Watercress, x 3 Bunches
    £10.95
    Watercress is a crisp and peppery member of the brassicaceae or mustard flower family. Whether you toss it in salads, pile into roast beef sandwiches or blitz up in a vivid blur of green soup, watercress is as versatile . Soft, lime-coloured leaves are reminiscent of lamb’s lettuce and the edi...
  45. Buy Bok Choi Online & In London UK
    Bok Choi, 1kg
    £9.95
    Bok choi is a type of Chinese cabbage that is part of the mustard family. The word is from the Cantonese language and literally means ‘white vegetable’. The stems are indeed white with a crisp, crunchy texture, leading into green, cabbage-like leaves. It is one of the most common vegetab...
  46. Buy Treviso Radicchio Online & In London UK
    Treviso Radicchio, 500g
    £7.95
    Discover the Delight of Treviso Radicchio: Italy's Culinary Gem! When it comes to culinary treasures, Italy never ceases to amaze and one such gem that deserves the spotlight is Treviso Radicchio. With its wine-red leaves and a mellow, nutty flavour profile, Treviso Radicchio stands out as a true s...
  47. Buy Yellow Heritage Carrots Online & In London UK
    Yellow Heritage Carrots, 2kg
    £9.95
    There are records of carrot cultivation in Afghanistan as far back as 1,000 years ago. It is likely the roots were purple or yellow at that time and it is only later that the orange hue was established. Carrots belong to the umbelliferae family, which is also home to parsnips, fennel, cumin and dil...
  48. Buy Fresh Galangal Online & In London UK
    Fresh Galangal, 500g
    £17.95
    Galangal is related to ginger and has a similar flavour profile but is much stronger. It is a central part of many Southeast Asian cuisines and is an essential ingredient in Thai curry pastes. The fresh root is very hard and resembles a cross between ginger root and Jerusalem artichoke. 
  49. Dulse Seaweed, Fresh
    Dulse Seaweed, Fresh, 1kg
    £29.95
    Discover the Exquisite Delight of Wild Dulse Seaweed: A Vibrant Sea Vegetable! Introducing dulse seaweed - a culinary treasure from the deep blue waters that promises not only a burst of rich, red wine colouring but also a plethora of health benefits. As a versatile sea vegetable, dulse boasts a di...
  50. Buy Datterini Vine Tomatoes Online & In London UK
    Datterini Vine Tomatoes, 1kg
    £12.95
    Datterini tomatoes are so sweet and full of flavour. They're fantastic eaten raw but also are great when cooked and make an excellent tomato sauce. Small in size, the red jewels have an enticingly fruity smell and look beautiful on the plate. Toss through salads to give them a pop of colour, take on...
  51. Buy Seaweed Relish Online & In London UK
    Seaweed Relish, Fresh, 1kg
    £39.85
    Introducing our Seaweed Relish: A Fusion of Seaweed Salad and Tangy Tartare Sauce! Unveiling an exquisite culinary creation that bridges the gap between traditional flavours and innovative gastronomy - our Seaweed Relish. Imagine the harmonious blend of a classic seaweed salad and the zesty punch o...
  52. Buy Yellow Courgettes Online & in London UK
    Yellow Courgettes, 1kg
    £17.95
    These unique courgettes are bursting with flavour and are less watery than their green counterpart. Their vibrant colour and sweet taste make for a perfect addition to summer salads or stir-fries. With a thinner skin, there is no need to peel them and they are perfect spiralized as courgetti s...
  53. Buy Fresh Wasabi Root Online in London UK
    Fresh Wasabi Root, (+/-65 - 80g)
    £31.95
    Fresh Wasabi Root: Two Years of Careful Cultivation! The fresh wasabi root, a culinary gem that requires two years of careful nurture to reach maturity, stands as one of the most prized vegetables in the culinary world. This delicate and time-intensive process contributes to the uniqueness and unpa...
  54. 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  ...
  55. Baby Cucumber
    Baby Cucumber, +/-1kg
    £12.95
    Discover a Delightful Crunch with Baby Cucumbers! Indulge in the vibrant world of flavours with baby cucumbers – the miniature powerhouses of taste that elevate your culinary creations. Bursting with a more intense and delicious cucumber flavour compared to their regular slicing counterparts, the...
  56. Red Chicory
    Red Chicory, +/-500g
    £13.95
    Red Chicory: A Chef's Secret for Culinary Excellence In the world of vegetables, red chicory, also known as endive in culinary circles, is a true culinary treasure. This leafy gem is a versatile ingredient, often featured in salads and occasionally serving as a sophisticated base for canapés. Its ...
  57. White Chicory
    White Chicory, +/-1kg
    £8.95
    White Chicory: A Crisp, Bitter Elegance in Your Salad! While green chicory may often steal the spotlight, its less-known counterpart, white chicory, is a hidden gem in the world of vegetables. White chicory boasts its unique qualities that can elevate your salads to new heights, offering a crisp, b...
  58. Wild Rocket
    Wild Rocket, +/- 500g (10 Bunches)
    £9.95
    Discover the Bold Flavours of Wild Rocket: Elevate Your Salads and Pasta Dishes When it comes to fresh and vibrant vegetables that can transform your salads and pasta dishes, look no further than our wild rocket. This peppery powerhouse is a must-have in your pantry, ready to elevate your culinary ...
  59. Lamb's Lettuce
    Lamb's Lettuce/Mache, 2 x 150g
    £7.95
    Elevate Your Nutrition Game with Mache Lettuce - A Health Enthusiast's Dream! Introducing Mache Lettuce, a gem in the world of greens that's making waves as a nutritional powerhouse. Also fondly referred to as lamb's lettuce or corn salad, this verdant delight stands out as one of the most nutrient...
  60. Forced Rhubarb
    Forced Rhubarb, +/-500g
    £10.95
    Unlocking the Seasonal Secret: Forced Rhubarb's Unique Appeal! Rhubarb is one of the few vegetables that can be forced to grow out of its natural season with great results. The art of forcing not only yields a unique taste but adds a touch of romance to the cultivation process, where the growth unf...
  61. Merinda Tomatoes, +/-700g
    Merinda Tomatoes, +/-700g
    £13.95
    These stunning Merinda Tomatoes are grown in Sicily. They are small, ribbed and have a wonderful firm almost crunchy texture. They are tart and taste of the Sicilian vines. They need nothing more than a good quality extra virgin olive oil, sea salt, grilled crusty bread and buffalo Mozarella - Bring...
    Out of Season
  62. Puntarella
    Puntarella x 2
    £17.95
    Introducing puntarella, also known as puntarelle, an Italian vegetable that is known for its unique appearance and bitter flavour. Puntarella is often enjoyed for its nutritional benefits and it can be prepared in various ways to suit different tastes. It originates from central Italy and features j...
    Out of Season
  63. Fresh Borlotti Beans
    Fresh Borlotti Beans, 1kg
    £12.95
    Introducing Fresh Borlotti Beans: A Summertime Veggie Delight! Experience the captivating beauty of Fresh Borlotti Beans, a truly striking delight of the summer season. Encased in a mesmerising fuchsia-hued shell, these beans are a visual feast for the eyes. Although the shell itself is not edible,...
    Out of stock
  64. Baby Fennel, x 3 Bunches
    Baby Fennel, x 3 Bunches
    £16.95
    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...
    Out of stock
  65. Courgette Flowers
    Courgette Flowers, x 10
    £24.95
    Indulge in the Summer Delights of Courgette Flowers: Edible Blossoms for Exquisite Culinary Creations! Fresh courgette flowers are a true summer delicacy that adds a touch of elegance to your culinary creations. With their frilly petals and delicate flavour, these edible flowers offer a delightful ...
    Out of stock
  66. Buy Sea Kale Online & in London UK
    Sea Kale, 80g
    £7.95
    Discover the Exquisite Delicacy of Sea Kale! Native to the verdant shores of Britain, Sea Kale (crambe maritima) stands as a rare gem among vegetables. Coveted for its unique flavour and captivating texture, this remarkable plant is notouriously difficult to obtain. The dwindling wild stocks have p...
    Out of stock
  67. Monk's Beard
    Monk's Beard, x 1 Bunch
    £8.95
    Monk's Beard may not be the most well-known vegetable out there, but it's quickly gaining popularity among chefs who prioritise seasonal and unique ingredients in their larder. This succulent and moist green is thought to have originated from the Capuchin Monks in Tuscany, hence its name. One of th...
    Out of Season
  68. Mini Jersey Royal Potatoes, +/- 500g
    Mini Jersey Royal Potatoes, +/- 500g
    £8.95
    These mini Jersey Royal potatoes are great vegetables to try when in season. Despite their small size, they are utterly delicious and look stunning in salads! Jersey Royals are only authentic if they are grown in the traditional way on the Channel Island of Jersey. In November, the fields are cover...
    Out of stock
  69. Buy Nettles Online & in London UK
    Nettles, 500g
    £22.95
    As the world awakens from its winter slumber, a vibrant and intriguing gift of nature emerges - nettles. These emerald herbs are at their zenith during the early spring, gracing us with the tender new shoots that hold within them a culinary adventure waiting to be explored. At first glance, nettles...
    Out of stock
  70. Wet Garlic, Fresh, 250g
    Wet Garlic, Fresh, 250g
    £4.95
    Wet garlic is garlic that has not been dried. It has a short season because it is essentially the first crop and has to be picked by hand which is a laborious activity. The cloves are much bigger than regular garlic and have a creamy flavour and texture which is sought after by the restaurant chefs....
    Out of stock
  71. English Purple Asparagus, 500g
    English Purple Asparagus, 500g
    £16.95
    Purple asparagus is a hybrid of green asparagus that are thought to have originated in New Zealand. It is now grown in the U.K. by a couple of small producers. The spears are fatter and more tender than green Asparagus and are much sweeter too. The purple tips make a great garnish and work well in s...
    Out of Season
  72. Long Black Radish, x 2
    Long Black Radish, x 2
    £8.95
    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.
    Out of stock
  73. Fresh Almonds, 1kg
    Fresh Almonds, 1kg
    £12.95
    Fresh Almonds are another delightful Spring arrival. They are soft and moist in the middle as the seed or 'nut' has not matured. They need to be seasoned well to come alive. Try serving them whole or diced in a salad with feta cheese some crunchy leaves and carrot julienne.
    Out of stock
  74. Buy Raindow Chard Online & In London UK
    Rainbow Chard, 1kg
    £8.95
    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...
    Out of stock
  75. Watermelon Radish, 1kg
    Watermelon Radish, 1kg
    £7.95
    These striking radishes are as tasty as they are pretty; make them the centrepiece of a salad, or use to garnish main courses - budding chefs could try making them into edible blossom shapes.
    Out of stock
  76. White Asparagus, Fresh
    White Asparagus, Fresh
    White asparagus herald the start of spring. Deprived of natural light, they are tender and sweeter than regular green asparagus and are bigger too. Flown in direct from France, these tender-stemmed beauties are just fabulous for a spring lunch.
    Out of stock
  77. Oyster Leaves
    Oyster Leaves, 30g
    £7.95
    Discover the Essence of the Sea with Oyster Leaves: A Salty Delicacy That Elevates Your Culinary Creations! Immerse yourself in the world of oyster leaves, nature's salty micro herb delight. Named for the famous shellfish because of their similarly salty flavour, oyster leaves also live in the same...
    Out of stock
  78. English Asparagus (Wye Valley), +/-500g
    English Asparagus (Wye Valley), +/-500g
    £18.95
    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...
    Out of stock
  79. Yellow wax beans
    Yellow Beans, 500g
    £9.00
    Yellow beans make a delicious alternative to their ubiquitous cousin, the green bean. With a slightly more mellow and delicate texture, they are at their prime when young and tender. Sweet and nutty in flavour, the yellow bean is crisp yet creamy and makes the perfect base to summer salads when simp...
    Out of Season
  80. Buy Mixed Squash Online & In London UK
    Ornamental Mixed Squash/Pumpkin, 3kg
    £18.95
    Squash are a real delight of autumn and this box is offers a bounty of colours and shapes. Please note that these are purely ornamental - they are often covered in beeswax to preserve their beautiful shape and colours. 
    Out of stock
  81. Buy Parsley Root Online & In London UK
    Parsley Root, 1kg
    £8.50
    Easily mistaken for parsnips, parsley root is indeed part of the same family, which also includes carrots, celeriac, fennel and celery. The root is pale and slightly more slender than an average parsnip. The flavour lies somewhere between celeriac and carrot with hints of parsley leaf and sometimes ...
    Out of stock
  82. Buy Tokyo Turnips Online in London UK
    Tokyo Turnips, x 3 Bunches
    £19.50
    A tender, juicy variety of the wider-known traditional turnip, the Tokyo turnip posesses a mild peppery flavour. The tender roots of this vegetable can also be eaten as well as the leafy greens. Try roasting these beauties with a little olive oil, salt and pepper for a buttery-sweet delicate taste.&...
    Out of stock
  83. Cime di Rapa, 1kg
    Cime di Rapa, 1kg
    £8.95
    Chima De Rappa, also known as 'Rapini' or 'broccoli raab', is a green leaf with a bitter and nutty taste. The plant is particularly associated with Italian cooking and is traditionally sauteed with garlic and chilli and served with bread and grilled meat.  
    Out of Season
  84. Tardivo Radicchio
    Tardivo Radicchio, 500g
    £9.95
    Tardivo Radicchio: A Culinary Masterpiece of Elegance and Flavour In the world of vegetables, Tardivo Radicchio is a true work of art, captivating all who venture into the world of its long and gracefully curled leaf 'fingers'. With hues of rich burgundy and pristine white, often adorned with a sub...
    Out of stock
  85. Mixed Cherry Vine Tomatoes, +/-1kg
    Mixed Cherry Vine Tomatoes, +/-1kg
    £16.95
    These eye-catching cherry tomatoes are ripened on the vine, giving them a delicious sweetness. This colourful mix of red, orange and yellow cherry tomatoes has a fresh and crisp flavour, making them the perfect ingredient for a summer salad. Simply wash and eat raw, or roast them to enhance their na...
    Out of stock
  86. Taro Root, 1kg
    Taro Root, 1kg
    £9.95
    This tropical root vegetable is considered to be one of the fist cultivated plants in human history, perhaps due to its numerous health benefits which include boosting of the immune system and digestive system, and contributing to good skin and vision. Taro root can only be eaten when cooked and has...
    Out of stock
  87. Calcot Onions, +/-2.2kg
    Calcot Onions, +/-2.2kg
    £17.50
    Calcot onions are similar to spring onions, but they are larger at around 20cm in length. Harvested in late winter, the onions are exclusively native to Catalonia in Spain. They are most popularly enjoyed grilled and steamed in a layer of newspaper, which leaves a chargrilled skin and inside a delic...
    Out of stock
  88. Jicama, 1kg
    Jicama, 1kg
    £22.95
    Jicama is a root vegetable, native to Mexico, however is now grown all around the world, particularly in Asia. They are firm in texture like a potato, however their taste is much sweeter, almost like an apple. Once they have been peeled, jicamas can be chopped and used both raw and cooked in a varie...
    Out of stock
  89. Thai Asparagus, 3 x 100g
    Thai Asparagus, 3 x 100g
    £10.95
    Green mini asparagus grow above the ground, which gives them their green colour through photosynthesis. The mini asparagus come from the same plants as the regular asparagus, and usually are only ten cm in length with a definite crunch. The flavour of the mini asparagus is more subtle than the regul...
    Out of Season
  90. Wild Garlic
    Wild Garlic, 500g
    £14.95
    Embrace the gentle whispers of spring with the enchanting allure of wild garlic. As the frost of winter melts away and the days gradually lengthen, this vibrant and aromatic herb emerges, casting a verdant spell across the woodland landscape. From late February to the end of May, the appearance of w...
    Out of stock
  91. 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...
    Out of stock
  92. Medium Jersey Royals, +/-500g
    Medium Jersey Royals, +/-500g
    £8.95
    These Jersey Royals are the size of a regular new potato, but it's a vegetable with a lot more flavour and a creamier texture.  Jersey Royals are only authentic if they are grown in the traditional way on the Channel Island of Jersey. In November, the fields are covered with a blanket of seaweed w...
    Out of stock
  93. Corn on the Cob with Husks, x 6
    Corn on the Cob with Husks, x 6
    £12.95
    Corn is a delicious and nutritious grain, that looks and tastes even better when cooked or presented in their green husks. Sweetcorn is the perfect vegetable to put on the BBQ as it almost steams inside the husk whilst absorbing the smokey flavours from the charcoal. Try our Grilled Corn with Butter...
    Out of stock
  94. Fiddleheads, Fresh, +/-250g
    Fiddleheads, Fresh, +/-250g
    £16.95
    Fiddleheads are an interesting-looking vegetable, that is native to North America and Canada. They are popular for their peculiar shape, distinctive taste and amazing health benefits. Fiddleheads are the coiled fronds of young, tender fern shoots.  The flavour of them has been described as a mix be...
    Out of stock
  95. Ornamental Corn, 10pcs
    Ornamental Corn, 10pcs
    £24.95
    Ornamental corn is not edible! However, these beautiful corns look stunning as a decorative item over the autumnal harvest season of the year. A box of these will vary in colour, from pale yellow and cream colours to deep red, orange and black corn, the spectrum of colours is truly beautiful!
    Out of stock
  96. Yellow Romanesco
    Yellow Romanesco, 1 x Head
    £9.95
    Romanesco is a unique and visually stunning variety of broccoli that is prized for its delicate flavour and unique appearance. This type of broccoli is characterized by its distinctive, spiralled head that is made up of a series of tightly packed buds, each with a bright yellow colour. The flavour ...
    Out of stock
  97. Spanish Gourmet Tomatoes
    Spanish Gourmet Tomatoes, +/-3kg
    £29.95
    Our Spanish Gourmet Tomatoes are the epitome of fruit flavour and quality. Hand-selected from local Spanish farms, these juicy and ripe tomatoes are packed with a rich, sweet taste that can only be found in the sun-drenched fields of Spain. Perfect for a variety of dishes, these tomatoes are ideal ...
    Out of stock
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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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