Slow-cooker Red Cabbage

Red cabbage is one of those items on a Christmas dinner that brings things alive and is a great contrast to the richness of goose fat potatoes and thick gravy. This version was shared by Saoirse (writer of our newsletter and email champion) in our Christmas recipe book last year. It is really festive &…

Turnips Baby!

I find myself surprised to be raving about turnips but rave I am going to! Those baby turnips we have been getting from Gordon Caldwell are so good. I have never tasted such sweet, succulent turnips. I have seen some comments on the Facebook group that some of our subscribers don’t like turnips and are…

Satay Cauliflower

This recipe is super simple and can be adapted for lots of different veg. I made this last week & it was a big hit with my family. As we have cauliflower in all the veg boxes I thought this would be a good week to share it. Satay sauce is an Asian peanut sauce…

Radish Stew Recipe

My grandad was obsessed with radishes. In summer he used to wonder around eating them like apples and I could never understand why. To my young palate they were too hot and peppery and I did not like them. When I got older and more interested in food I found radishes bland. By that time…

Black Garlic Recipe

We’ve got an exciting new ingredient in the veg box shop this week. Black garlic is a really handy store cupboard ingredient and it tastes like nothing else. It is versatile enough to add to almost any cuisine to give sweetness and complexity, it doesn’t really taste like garlic. This black garlic comes from Spain….

What is the Hunger Gap?

If you have been a Locavore customer for a while you will know all about the Hunger Gap. Its that time of year between winter and spring when fresh food is scarce. Supermarkets sell us “fresh” food which can be six months or even, in the case of apples, a year old. They harvest produce…