- Apple - Nature's perfect ready meal, apples are ready to eat any time.
- Banana - A fruit as popular as it is versatile, how much do you really know about Bananas? You might think they're just yellow, but you can get blue and red ones too.
- Broccoli - Broccoli is a member of the cabbage family, also known as brassicas.
- Cantaloupe Melon - Cantaloupe melons, with their sweet, orange flesh, are one of the tastiest of the melon family.
- Carrot - Carrots are a root vegetable; the part we eat is a taproot storage organ. They are usually orange in colour, but can also be white, yellow, red and purple.
- Cauliflower - Cauliflower closely resembles broccoli, and is indeed related to it, except it is (typically) white rather than green.
- Celery - Traditionally grown celery is not common; it is a very labour intensive process to grow it.
- Forced Rhubarb - Forced rhubarb is one of the few fruits that is still grown seasonally.
- French Beans - French beans - not always french, and not always green!
- Galia Melon - Galia melons are similar to Cantaloupe, although they are slightly larger with a yellow green flesh, surrounded by a lightly netted yellow to yellow-green rind.
- Garlic - Nearly 3 million tonnes of garlic is produced globally per year; grown in a similar method to onions
- Grapes - Grapes or their products are a familiar sight in any fruit bowl or wine rack.
- Honeydew Melon - Honeydew melons are more of a rugby or American football shape than the usual round shape of a melon, and are typically 15-25cm long.
- Jerusalem Artichoke - Not the most common of vegetables, Jerusalem Artichokes are a small tuber, like a potato, but more knobbly and rough
- Kale - Kale is probably one of the hardiest, most rugged vegetables there is
- Kohl Rabi - Related to turnips and swede, kohl rabi is a curious looking orb with stems growing out.
- Leeks - A staple ingredient of many stews and soups in the winter, leeks can be used for a wide range of culinary purposes.
- Mushrooms - Not many varieties of mushroom are edible - they're not even really plants!
- Nectarines - Like apples, nectarines come in their own ready to eat packaging, and are a superb fruit to eat out of hand, as well as being versatile for many recipes.
- Okra - Okra is a close relative of the ornamental hibiscus plant, although you wouldn't know from looking at it.
- Onion - Onions come in a range of sizes, from the small shallots, the size of marbles, to large show onions
- Orange - Oranges share similar characteristics with other members of the citrus family
- Parsnips - Parsnips are best roasted or chipped to eat; their skins cook nicely and contrast well with the sweeter pulp of the vegetable.
- Pear - Pears are botanically very similar to apples, in terms of the tree itself, and the structure of the fruit.
- Peas - Who hasn't, as a child, spent countless hours sat at the table podding fresh peas for Sunday dinner?
- Pineapple - Pineapples are one of the most distinctive fruits there is; resembling yucca plans, they have a lot of variation within the species
- Potato - An old classic and a staple food in many potatoes, how much do you know about potatoes?
- Purple Sprouting Broccoli - When not much else is colouring up the dinner plate, here comes Purple Sprouting Broccoli
- Radish - What salad would be complete without the ever-present radish? Adding it's peppery taste instantly brings out the flavour in any salad bowl
- Raspberry - One of the most delicate and delicious fruits available, raspberries are thought by many to rival strawberries as the finest fruit available.
- Savoy Cabbage - Savoy Cabbage has a nutty flavor and good texture
- Seakale - Seakale is one of a very short list of vegetables truly native to the British Isles (watercress and parsnip being the other main two)
- Shallots - Similar to onions, shallots are very hardy, grow and mature quickly and have a more subtle taster.
- Sprouts - Hated by children but really tasty when cooked right
- Strawberry - The strawberry is actually an accessory fruit. The soft, usually delicious red fruit we eat is technically a vegetable - the small yellow pips around the outside of the fruit are the actual fruit or seeds.
- Swede - One of the most hardiest of all root vegetables, Swedes are excellent winter vegetables in a cool climate.
- Tomato - Fruit or vegetable? Find out what the tomato really is