Veg Box Newsletter 19th October: Brassica Oleracea

One very convenient thing about all these vegetables being one species is now I have a sneaky way out of answering the question. “what’s your favourite vegetable?”. I’ve never been able to choose between broccoli and brussels sprouts, cabbage and cauliflower- and now I don’t have to.

Veg Box Newsletter 28th September: Recipe Roundup

I do believe, very sincerely, that cooking and eating are important, and that they are ways by which we care for each other and ourselves, and that caring, in that very simple bodily way, is important. This is a veg box newsletter, so you aren’t here for profound thoughts. Maybe you’re here for the simple comfort of something to eat.

Veg Box Newsletter 21st September: How green was my tomato

The Online Veg Box Shop is Open! This week on theĀ Online Veg Box Shop, we’re offering green tomatoes from our farm. They might not be red and ripe, but green tomatoes have plenty to recommend them. Maybe you’ll make like the Whistlestop Cafe andĀ fry themĀ in cornmeal and breadcrumbs for a crunchy, sharp snack. Your Saturday…

Veg Box Newsletter 7th September: Ring the Changes

Mine will go into soup. I’ll roast it with carrots and onions, rosemary, and plenty of olive oil; at the same time, I’ll roast a head or two of garlic in foil. When the veg is soft and just a little charred, and the garlic has turned to a velvety purree

Veg Box Newsletter 17th August: Divisive Celery

And then there’s celery, which can only be described as divisive. Some people adore celery for its crisp bite, its concave hollow so perfect for scooping hummus, its subtle and irreplaceable flavour