What is Vegetable?

The vegetables commonly used in cooking are listed below. Note that some vegetables which are botanically fruits are considered to be vegetables in the culinary sense and are listed here. Also note that where terminology is attributed to the UK, then the same usage can be assumed in AUS and NZ, unless otherwise stated.

Vegetable Shopping Tips

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age and damage.

Vegetable Cooking How-Tos

Vegetables should typically be cooked as quickly as possible, as they can become bland and mushy, and lose vitamins and minerals.

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