Sweet Potatoes are a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin C, but they are also a good source of magnesium, which is the relaxation and anti-stress mineral. Sweet potatoes have launched back onto the culinary scene in salads, mashes and even replacing potatoes as chips and wedges.
There are hundreds of varieties of these vegetables. Some have short stems with large dark green leaves, others have longer, more slender stems with almost circular leaves.. Varieties of Brassica rapa subsp. chinensis with green stems are called “pak choy” in Australia.
Known as either Bartlett or Williams – These have a smooth juicy white flesh and are beautifully sweet. The colour changes from bright green to intense yellow when ripe.
Red skin potatoes are small to medium size with smooth, thin red skin and white/pale yellow flesh.
White Skin Potatoes are small to medium size with round to long shape and have white or tan skin with white flesh.
Blue skin potatoes are small to medium-size with deep purple, blue or slightly red skin and blue, purple lavender, pink or white flesh.
Yellow skin potatoes usually are marble to large size with light tan to golden skin and have round or oblong shape with yellow to golden flesh.
Intense green colour and strong flavour. Rocket is also known as arugula.
Curly leaf-shaped red or green leaves. Both colours have very soft and tender leaves, with a mild flavour.
Ruby red miniature leaf with a slightly bitter flavour. Radicchio is one of the few salad greens that can be cooked – usually grilled or braised.