Chef Anna Tobias shares her favourite recipes that celebrate the more humble and under-appreciated vegetables in our pantries, proving that they deserve their time in the limelight.

Unglamorous vegetables

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Unglamorous vegetables: marrow
Unglamorous vegetables: marrow
Unglamorous vegetables: marrow
by Anna Tobias
11 September 2019
Is marrow the ultimate unglamorous vegetable? We turn to Anna Tobias to help turn this affordable, unappreciated late summer staple into something delicious!
Unglamorous vegetables: runner beans
Unglamorous vegetables: runner beans
Unglamorous vegetables: runner beans
by Anna Tobias
13 August 2019
Runner beans are unquestionably a bit of a faff, but they're sweeter and more delicate than most beans – 'a darling of British summer,' says Anna Tobias. Read on for three of her favourite runner bean recipes.
Unglamorous vegetables: spinach
Unglamorous vegetables: spinach
Unglamorous vegetables: spinach
by Anna Tobias
04 June 2019
Spinach is undeniably good for you, but that potent iron flavour means it's often shunned in favour of more palatable baby spinach. Here are a few recipes that breathe life back into the humble spinach leaf, courtesy of Anna Tobias.
Unglamorous vegetables: cucumber
Unglamorous vegetables: cucumbers
Unglamorous vegetables: cucumbers
by Anna Tobias
02 May 2019
As part of her unglamorous vegetables series, Anna Tobias turns her attention to the humble cucumber, providing three stunning recipes that make the most of an ingredient that's usually simply thrown into salads.
Unglamorous vegetables: lettuce
Unglamorous vegetables: lettuce
Unglamorous vegetables: lettuce
by Anna Tobias
03 April 2019
Of all the vegetables that like to loiter in the back of our salad drawers, lettuce may be the biggest offender. Fortunately, Anna Tobias has three outstanding recipes up her sleeve to make sure your lovely leaves don't go to waste.
Unglamorous vegetables: swede
Unglamorous vegetables: swede
Unglamorous vegetables: swede
by Anna Tobias
05 March 2019
Anna Tobias continues her quest to bring the most unglamorous vegetables out of the doldrums and into our kitchens. This week, she tackles that infamous villain of school dinners – the much-maligned swede.