This pallet will serve a lot of Christmas dinners.
Here's some spiral Romanesco.
Lovely colours from the Rainbow chard.
Fresh cranberries are a speciality of Belarus.
It's a fantastic time for roots. Can you identify the four in the photo below? (Answer at the end of the report). Parsnips include Piccolo.
There is a wide range of winter squashes. This photo shows a shipment of yams.
At time of writing - 1st December - the Yorkshire forced rhubarb had not yet started. This photo shows a Dutch crop, which always arrives a few weeks earlier.
Wild mushrooms are exquisite this month. The photo below shows small girolle. Pied mouton, yellow and grey-leg chanterelle and trompette also available.
Exotics on form include lychees ...
... along with custard apples, pineapples and pomegranates.
Kaki fruit are in season - typically grown closer to home, with Spain a key exporter.
Don't forget apples and pears - with British fruit still eating very well from cold store. Main varieties are Braeburn, Cox, russets and Bramlet. Conference and Comice pears also available. Quince is also a good call.
For something unusual, there are many varieties of aubergine include these mini graffiti (pictured right).
Lines from Italy include radicchios, puntarella and cime di rapa. Isn't this a sight? Pak choi - squeaky fresh.
Not seen these before - living punnets of nasturtium leaf to decorate the plate.
Do take the chance to pop down to the Market this month. Top tip: the cafes are also serving festive specials, including turkey wraps with all the trimmings.
Root Quiz Answers: Jerusalem artichokes (background), crosnes (left), nasturtium root (top), salsify (bottom).