HEALTH BENEFITS: High in vitamins A (For growth, healthy hair, skin, bones, teeth and eyes as well as resistance to respiratory infections, B (For nervous system and the formation of new red blood cells) and C (Anti-ageing, wound healing, decreasing blood cholesterol and prevention of infections. Assists the body in absorbing iron), Folic Acid and Fibre. COOKING HINT: A multi-purpose vegetable which can be boiled, steamed, baked. Also good in stir-fries as it is quick to cook. Remove both ends and use whole or chopped. Flavour similar to aubergine.