Fresh, seasonal veg is in short supply in January but luckily there is one veggie powerhouse going strong: kale.
This versatile leafy green is packed with nutrients including vitamins K, A and C; and minerals like manganese, iron and copper. I find it a bit tough raw, though you can marinate it using a lemon-juice or vinegar dressing to soften it up for salads, but it is delicious steamed, stir-fried, in soup or as kale crisps. Inspiral Cafe, based in Camden Town, makes sublime kale crisps and you can buy them online.
If you’re looking for inspiration here are 10 kale recipes. Try a couple and share your favourite in the comments!