Jamie Oliver is always using colourful vegetables when he cooks – you know the sort of thing, blue potatoes and stripy tomatoes – and so I thought I would forget this nasty cold weather and cheer myself up by getting one of these Funky Veg Kits by Plant Theatre. Each box contains everything you need to grow 5 vegetables – purple carrots, red brussel sprouts, striped tomatoes, yellow courgettes and multi coloured Swiss chard.
£12.99 delivered free in the UK.
I have also splashed out on the Pyychedelic Salad Kit (what a great name!) as I thought they would make a fun gift for the hostess of the next supper party we go to (a weeny bit more interesting than proffering a bottle of wine). That box contains Lemon Cucumber, Red Dazzle Lettuce, Purple Spring Onions, Golden Beetroot & Rainbow Radishes.