Just like Marmite you either love them or hate them, they are of course the humble Brussels Sprouts. Famous for being part of the traditional Sunday roast or Christmas day meal Brussels Sprouts have been tormenting children for generations.

 

Brussels Sprouts look a bit like miniature cabbages

There's a good reason Brussels sprouts look a bit like miniature cabbages and that's because they belong to the same family, called Brassica oleracea, of vegetables as normal cabbages and are closely related.

Nutrition found in Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts are high in vitamin C & vitamin K, good levels of fibre  and folic acid. They also contain many other vitamins and minerals but in smaller quantities.

When are Brussels Sprouts in season in Great Britain?

The usual months that you'll find the Brussels Sprouts in season are cooler months: October; November; December; January; February; and March.