Is it a turnip? Is it a radish? One thing we can be certain of is that these salad turnips from local favourites Glebelands City Growers are absolutely delicious. The crunchy, peppery bulbs make a nice addition to any salad and the leaves can be wilted down for a pleasantly bitter green side dish. Ahead… Read More »
Just in: UK Asparagus from Lucy Watts in Lincolnshire!
Veg news 8th May The UK asparagus season gets going this week with our first arrivals from Bedlam in Cambridge and Lucy Watts in Lincolnshire. Asparagus benefits enormously from being fresh – it retains a sweetness, bite and vitality just not found in stalks that have to travel further. We love keeping it simple –… Read More »
Producers both in the UK and in Holland are waiting for sun and heat to get their crops moving. Tomatoes in particular are craving the sunshine. Our UK tomato supplier Wights (Isle of Wight) have delivered our first pallet of the season, but the volumes are still limited, so for now we’ll be supplementing the… Read More »
The first pallet of the year from Strawberry Fields has just landed – fresh tarragon, lovage, sorrel, spring greens and lettuces all beautifully fresh and singing of spring. The puckeringly sour, lemony sorrel functions as herb, salad and a wilted addition to hot dishes too – a versatile and unusual leaf, we urge you to… Read More »
Farmers across the UK breathe a sigh of relief this week as sunshine and warmth trigger a much-needed growth spurt to crops delayed by the unseasonably cold start to the year. We welcome our first delivery today from Preston stalwart Libby Flintoff, her spinach beet and peppery rocket are as fresh and green as one… Read More »