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…

Palestinian Vegetable Fritters Recipe

I am currently obsessed with the book Falastin by Sami Tamimi and Tara Wrigley. Its a beautiful book full of nostalgic meals, inspiring food stories and the history of a place which most of us probably don’t know that much about – Palastine. I love to travel and like most of us I am missing…

Chard Thoran Recipe

Eating seasonal veg is really important to us Locavore folks as it means we get the tastiest most sustainable produce. However, it doesnt mean we have to eat the same things all the time. There’s no reason we can’t pair great Scottish produce with flavours & cooking techniques from anywhere. This is one of my…

Carrot Recipe

Portuguese Marinated Carrots The food of Portugal is much underrated. Not only so they make the best custard tarts in the world but Portuguese cooks are masters of simple foods packed with fresh, local ingredients. My family has spent a lot of time in Portugal and we will rave about the food to anyone who…

The Hunger Gap

In recent months the Locavore veg box has doubled. This means even more people are now eating local, organic, seasonal veg which is great. There are so many benefits of eating this way; it is better for our health, the environment and our tastebuds. Eating with the seasons provides us with the freshest food. Your…