Red Oak lettuce is a type of butter lettuce. These lettuces are known for their more compact head and their mellow flavour. Red oak lettuce is more heat tolerant than iceberg lettuce and other crisphead lettuce types.
Red Oak lettuce has a more buttery, crisp texture with a mellow, nutty and sweet flavour. Perfect for those who do not like the more bitter lettuce times. Red oak lettuce is bursting with antioxidants as well as vitamin A, vitamin C and folate.
Perfect in a salad its deep red colour adds a splash colour to any salad, especially with greens, avocado and fruits. It can also be used as a bed for turkey, chicken and tuna or have it in a sandwiches. The red leaves can also be blanched and used with stuffing such as mushrooms.
The salad mix contains small young salad greens. The mix may vary but usually it will contains greens such as endive, rocket, chervil and red oak lettuce. It is an easy choice when making a quick salad that adds colour and variety in your greens and at the same time packs a great nutritional punch!
The citrus flavour and aroma emitting from the herb kaffir makes it a staple in Southeast Asian cuisines from poultry dishes to soups.
Herb Kaffir can be used as a medicinal herb and its health benefits include detoxification of the blood and improving the body immunity.
Crush these leaves to release the juices before adding them to your dish. The herb kaffir goes well with fish dishes and can be used in drink cocktails
Rumoured to be grown in the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the beetroot’s nutritious and sweet taste have endured the test of time.
The golden Beetroot’s sweeter taste compared to the red beetroot reflects their higher sugar content. It also comes with a smoother taste and while its golden colour brightens up any dish.
The golden beetroot benefits the immune system due to its high content in Vitamins A and C; essential minerals such as potassium invigorates the nervous system, organs and bones.
Eaten raw or cooked, the golden beetroot can be used to make salads, juice mixes, and sandwiches.