Vegetables

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Oxford Companion to Food

Oxford Companion to Food

By Alan Davidson

Published 2014

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acacia and wattle; achocha; adlay; agave; alfalfa; amaranth; arracacha; arrowhead; artichoke; arum; asparagus; aubergine; avocado; azuki bean; bamboo; basella; bean; bean sprouts; beetroot; bellflower root; bitter gourd; bitterleaf; bottle gourd; brassica; breadfruit; broad bean; broccoli; Brussels sprouts; bulbs; burdock; butterfly pea; cabbage; cacti; calathea; callaloo; camas; capsicum; cardoon; carob; carrot; cassava; cat-tail; cauliflower; celery; chard; chaya; chayote; chia; chickpea; chickweed; chicory and endive; chilli (pepper); Chinese artichoke; Chinese cabbage; Chinese kale; Chinese spinach; Chinese water chestnut; chives; chufa; clover and melilot; cluster bean; corms; corn salad; cowpea; cress; cucumber; cucurbits; dal; dandelion; dittander; dock; elephant garlic; ensete; eringo root; fat hen; ferns; fitweed; garlic; gherkin; good King Henry; goosefoot; gourd; gram; greensauce (and green sauces); haricot bean; Hausa potato; hoja santa; hop shoots; horse gram; horseradish tree; iceplant; ivy gourd; jack bean; Jerusalem artichoke; jicama; junsai; kale; kapok-tree fruit; kohlrabi; kudzu; lablab bean; lath; leek; legume; lentil; lettuce; lichens; lima bean; linseed; locust tree; lotus; lupin; Malabar gourd; malanga (yautia/tannia); mauka; melokhia; mesquite; moth bean; mung bean; mustard greens; nettles; New Zealand spinach; oca; okra; onion; orach; oriental onions; pacay; pacaya; parsnip; pea; pickling onions; pigeon pea; pigweed; pimento; plantain; pokeweed; potato (including potatoes in cookery); pulses; pumpkin; purslane; quinoa; radish; rampion; rape; rice bean; ridged gourd; rocambole; rocket; runner bean; salsify, scolymus and scorzonera; screwbean; seakale; sea purslane; shallot; shepherd’s purse; skirret; snake gourd; sorrel; soya bean; spinach; spring onions; squash; squawroot; stonecrop; summer squash; suram; susumber; swede and rutabaga; sweet potato; tamarind; taro; tepary bean; texsel greens; thistle; ti; tomato; topitambo; tree bean; tree-cotton; tree onion; turnip; udo; ulluco; urd (or urad); vegetable humming bird; vegetable lamb; vegetable marrow; vegetable spaghetti; velvet bean; vetch; vine leaves; watercress; water hawthorn; water hyacinth; waterleaf; water spinach; wax gourd; weed; wild garlic; winged bean; winged pea; winter squash; wood sorrel; yacon; yam; yam bean; ysaño; yucca; zucchini.