Celeriac Gratin and Damson Jam

It’s a bumper week for recipes! We’ve got a rich celeriac side dish, and a versatile damson jam for you. Celeriac Gratin Celeriac may seem knobbly and strange, but they’re easy to cook up deliciously. Put them together with potatoes in this gratin, which will work brilliantly as a side dish for almost any meal….

Veg Box Newsletter w/c: 7/10/19

Hello Folks, Last week, the weather turned from more or less summery to definitely autumnal. One day every year, you wake up and there’s that crisp bite to the air, and you think: it’s soup season. With soup, as with so much, it’s fine out of a tin, but homemade is something special. Yet, it’s…

Broccoli with Anchovies and Breadcrumbs

This week’s recipe is one of mine, and a favourite in my flat. It’s a delicious way to serve this week’s broccoli alongside fish or meat, or it can be tossed with hot spaghetti and a little extra olive oil to make a delightful, vibrant pasta dish. Please forgive the approximate measurements for many of…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 30.10.19

Hello Folks, It’s October! Well, as I write this it is almost October, which is good enough. I love October: the leaves crisping and crunching as I wander through the park, the nights drawing in like a heavy duvet, the actual heavy duvet coming out from the cupboard- and the veg! October’s a rather veg-focused…

Nigel Slater’s Chickpeas with Pumpkin, Lemongrass, and Coriander

This week’s recipe is based on one from Nigel Slater’s amazing book Tender: Vol. 1, which is an invaluable veg box companion. It is deeply invested in making the most of seasonal and local produce, just as we at Locavore are. This recipe uses a pumpkin, but Nigel (we’re on first name terms now, I’ve…

Turkish Leeks In Olive Oil

This recipe comes from Veg Box Coordinator Sally! It’s a great way to make the most of the leeks in your veg box this week. If you prefer to not use dairy for any reason, feel free to substitute the yogurt for a vegan alternative, or leave it out entirely. This dish would be wonderful…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 16.09.19

Hello Folks, It’s been another week of adjusting to our new space in Bellahouston park! Our newly expanded veg box team is hard at work ironing out all the creases to make the transition as smooth as possible. We’ll be introducing ourselves to you over the next few weeks, so watch this space. As the…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 22.07.19

Hello Folks, Thank you for your continued support for the Good Food Fund. In June 2019 we sent out £1,313.28 worth of fruit and veg to our partners. All the projects we support are foodbanks or community meals that work with people living in food poverty. When you buy items in supermarkets and put them…

Munch of the Month | Summer Edition

Congratulations to Claire, who has won the May & June Munch of the Month competition, with her lovage soup! Entries are now open for our Summer Edition of the Munch of the Month competition, which will be running through to the end of September! This competition is open to our veg box subscribers, the winner…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 08.07.19

Hello Folks, This week sees the welcome return of carrots to the veg boxes! Our boxes are also currently containing a great deal of produce from our own Left Field farm in Neilston, including lettuce, chard, kale, salad mix, kohl rabi and basil across the different sizes and supplemtary bags. You’ll be happy to hear,…

Veg Box Newsletter w/c 24.06.19

Hello Folks, This week sees the return of kale to the veg boxes! The small and standard boxes feature green kale from The Organic Pantry, while large and extra large boxes contain kale grown by our own team at Locavore’s Left Feild farm just outside of Neilston. If you’re unsure how to use kale in…