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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. Buy Mixed Squash Online & In London UK
    Ornamental Mixed Squash/Pumpkin, 3kg
    £15.85
    Squash are a real delight of autumn and this box is offers a bounty of colours and shapes. Ornamental to look at and great to eat in hearty autumnal stews, this mix offers a great opportunity to sample several different varieties of squash.
  2. Seasonal Vegetable Box, 10 Items, Serves 2
    Seasonal Vegetable Box, 10 Items, Serves 2
    £50.00
    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...
  3. Salsify, 1kg
    Salsify, 1kg
    £12.95
    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...
  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
    £5.95
    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. Buy Courgette Flowers Online & in London UK
    Courgette Flowers, x 15
    £34.95
    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...
  8. 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.
  9. Baby Candy Beetroot, x 3 Bunches
    Baby Candy Beetroot, x 3 Bunches
    £12.95
    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...
  10. 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...
  11. Buy Hand Grenade Courgettes Online & in London UK
    Hand Grenade Courgettes, x 6
    £13.95
    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...
  12. 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.
  13. 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...
  14. Baby Leeks, x 3 Bunches
    Baby Leeks, x 3 Bunches
    £15.50
    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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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.
  17. Buy Purple Cauliflower Online & in London UK
    Purple Cauliflower
    £6.50
    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.
  18. Padron Peppers, +/-500g
    Padron Peppers, +/-500g
    £8.95
    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...
  19. Buy Yellow Cauliflower Online & in London UK
    Yellow Cauliflower
    £5.95
    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.
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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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