Meet the veggies

Our home-grown veggies are delicious!

At Koningshof we are proud to grow a wide range of organic, delicious veggies. Some of our species are really unique to the region. Have a taste!

RADISH

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ARUGULA

I taste a bit like nuts and can be quite spicy in taste. Often I am used as a garnish in a salad.

LETTUCE

You probably know me. I am combined with all sorts of dishes and often served as a side dish. There are many kinds of me, such as iceberg lettuce, oak leaf lettuce and cabbage lettuce.

LETTUCE

You probably know me. I am combined with all sorts of dishes and often served as a side dish. There are many kinds of me, such as iceberg lettuce, oak leaf lettuce and cabbage lettuce.

CARROT

I am orange and have green leaves. They say I’m good for your eyes, but that’s a myth. You can make delicious cake of me.

BEETROOT

I am red and very healthy. My juice helps to reduce high blood pressure and ensures good digestion. I am available almost all year round.

LEEK

I consist of very different layers and grow mostly underneath the ground. I am multifunctional in the kitchen. You can blanch, stew, stir-fry and even eat raw.

PURPLE KOHLRABI

I originally come from the Mediterranean area and am a bit forgotten. You eat my tuberous, thickened stalk that can be white-green and blue.

RED CABBAGE

I am full of vitamin C and other nutrients, which protect you against damage and aging. In the winter months I protect you against flu and colds.

KOHLRABI

I originally come from the Mediterranean area and am a bit forgotten. You eat my tuberous, thickened stalk that can be white-green and blue.

CUCUMBER

Did you know that it takes three weeks before my flowers grow into a cucumber? I can grow up to 50 cucumbers in a summer. Tasty and refreshing by the salad.

LETTUCE

You probably know me. I am combined with all sorts of dishes and often served as a side dish. There are many kinds of me, such as iceberg lettuce, oak leaf lettuce and cabbage lettuce.

ARTICHOKE

I am beautiful, tasty and also healthy. You can eat my flowers, but only before they bloom. You can dip my leaves in dressing of oil and balsamic vinegar.

CELERIAC

Coffee and tea drinkers pay attention! I have Choline that works as a detoxifier and has a cholesterol-lowering effect. In addition, I am important for your brain and memory.

PUMPKIN

I come in different shapes and sizes, shapes and colors. I often grow on compost heaps where I get a lot of nutrition. During Halloween I am often very scary, but you can also eat me.

CELERY

You can hide with me in the vegetable soup or use me for much more. Originally I come from Italy, where I was loved for my fresh taste. You can also fill my stems with hummus or pesto.

WHITE CABBAGE

I am full of vitamin C and other nutrients, which protect you against damage and aging. In the winter months I protect you against flu and colds.

POTATO

My ancestors came from South America not so long ago. I am a poisonous plant, but people eat me a lot. Fortunately, you can make tasty slices and fries of me.

ENDIVE

My bitter taste does not make me popular everywhere. I am mainly eaten in the winter with potatoes. You can cook, braise and stir me. Or eat me raw.

CAULIFLOWER

I am actually a beautiful flower that is cut off too early. Cover me with my leaves against the sun so that I do not turn yellow. I am a frequent guest on your plate and delicious with a cheese sauce.

ZUCCHINI

I am the little brother of the cucumber. You can fry me, grill or make me soup. I have more flavor when I am small.

PALM CABBAGE

You can continue to harvest from me. I have beautiful blue-green leaves and growth like a palm in the air. My leaves are healthy and I am used a lot in stir-fries, stew and soups.

LAMBS LETTUCE

My nickname is donkey ear because I look like it. I am a very Dutch species and can have short and long leaves. In the spring I am at my best and tasty.

BEETROOT

I am red and very healthy. My juice helps to reduce high blood pressure and ensures good digestion. I am available almost all year round.

CARROT

I am orange and have green leaves. They say I’m good for your eyes, but that’s a myth. You can make delicious cake of me.

PARSLEY

I am a wholesome herb and one of the most used herbs in the Dutch kitchen. I am full of vitamins C, E, K and minerals. I am used as a medicine to strengthen the immune system and to relieve bladder inflammation.

NEW ZEALAND SPINACH

I am not a real spinach, but you can eat me like spinach. My leaves are thick and I cover the bottom nicely. You can stew me, stir-fry and even eat me raw.

BEANS

I am perhaps the most famous fresh legume of the country. I am a legume that grows into the light along a string. My bunches are often a bit hidden under my leaves. If you look carefully, I will reward you with tasty fresh beans.

PEPPER MIX

Japanese samurai eat me prior to a game. I make you feel that you are courageous and invincible. From me there are many different species and I can be warm, but also very spicy. So be careful before you eat me.

CHARD RAINBOW

PUMPKIN

I come in different shapes and sizes, shapes and colors. I often grow on compost heaps where I get a lot of nutrition. During Halloween I am often very scary, but you can also eat me.

ARUGULA

I taste a bit like nuts and can be quite spicy in taste. Often I am used as a garnish in a salad.

PEPPER

Japanese samurai eat me prior to a game. I make you feel that you are courageous and invincible. From me there are many different species and I can be warm, but also very spicy. So be careful before you eat me.

SPINACH

I am a real powerhouse. Are you tired and lifeless? Then eat spinach, because I contain nutrients that help to release energy in your body.

TOMATO

I am a tropical plant from South America and the sister of the potato. Now I am widely used in the kitchen worldwide. You can bake, come, dry and raw through the salad.

RADDISH

I am a black carrot that is mainly available during the winter. I was cultivated by the Egyptians and often portrayed on the wall paintings.