Products for winter
These little orange treats are an excellent source of vitamin C. Just like orange and lemon, the mandarin is a citrus fruit and grows on a tree. The mandarin is originally from China. A mandarin is wonderfully sweet and thanks to its low calorie count, ideal to combine with any diet, salad or smoothie.
There are many types of cabbage. There is pointed cabbage, white cabbage, red cabbage and cauliflower, for example. Cabbage is eaten around the globe and can be used in various ways. Each colour has its own character and taste. The white cabbage is delicious in a wok dish, red cabbage in a salad. Did you know that cabbage is also a superfood? Cabbage contains many vitamins, minerals and many medicinal properties.
The pumpkin is related to cucumber and melon and has a sweet flavour. In the Netherlands we use pumpkins for Halloween rather than in a dish. Pumpkins are high in fibre and low in calories. They can be used in any dish, such as a delicious pumpkin soup, risotto, salad or cake.
One of the most consumed vegetables! The winter carrot resembles an ordinary carrot in many ways. However, the winter carrot is much larger, harder, thicker and meatier. A winter carrot can be stored outside the fridge for up to a month. It's healthy, slightly sweet and crunchy. You can eat it as a snack, or make a delicious stir-fry dish or stew.
A real traditional Dutch superfood. Beets are dark red root vegetables packed with vitamins and powerful antioxidants. They are very nutritious and taste delicious. Beets have a fresh, sweet and earthy flavour. Delicious as a dish, in a salad or as a juice.