Cocktail kiwis that are super sweet! Originating from Siberia, hardy to -35°C and growing up to 2m in one season, this delightful, grapevine-like plant produces up to 400 miniature fuzz-free kiwis every year! Eat them fresh from the vine or cut them in half and dry in a low oven to make sticky wine gum-like sweets but without any E numbers! Harvest: September-November. 1 plant can yield up to 20kg fruit when mature. Latin Name: Actinidia arguta.
Asparagus officinalis 'Sweet Purple' Larger and more tender option to green asparagus. Wonderfully mild, nutty flavor when cooked; 20% higher sugar content than green varieties makes Sweet Purple delicious even raw! Spears turn green when cooked. Plant in well-drained soil in full sun. Resists fusarium, rust, and crown rot. For best results follow the directions on the back of this package.
Eye watering: A school teacher has created a number of infographics to explain the chemistry behind everyday food includingwhy onions make us cry. None of the compounds that cause people's eyes to water are present in an intact onion, but when the cell walls are damaged by chopping, an enzyme released produces a range of compounds as a defence mechanism, which act as irritants