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…

Bellahouston Community Asset Transfer Update!

Over the last few months we have been using Bellahouston more and more as part of our one year use agreement with the Council. This has included growing loads of potted herbs, drying our garlic in the polytunnels and letting other growers start using the site to grow veg, mushrooms and even keep bees. At…

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…