Spring Onion and Ginger Sauce Recipe

Seasonal Sauce… with a hint of winter Apparently it’s summer, though you wouldn’t know it from looking outside. With an abundance of spring onions, and yet chilly weather, it was time for me to get a bit more creative with what I was cooking. Ginger is a beautiful warming spice that I can’t get enough…

Marmalade Recipe

I can’t think of a better way to spend a rainy Sunday than in the making of marmalade. Just as you can turn a bowl of shining bitter thick-skinned oranges into jars of delight, so you can take a dreary day and make of it a pleasantly industrious one. I am sure there are faster…

Squash Noodle Soup Recipe

This is lightly adapted from Nigel Slater’s recipe for Pumpkin Laksa in his wonderful book Tender. It’s creamy and spicy and surprisingly easy, a deep bowl of comforting flavour. The bright colour of the squash- I used onion squash but any hard-skinned and firm-fleshed squash will do- contrasts with the mild herby green of the…

Onion squash with sausages, apples and shallots

I love cooking while it’s raining out. My kitchen warm, the window fogged up as I potter about with a podcast on. It’s comforting to have enough ingredients in my cupboards that I don’t need to run out and get soaked. What’s even better is a dinner that takes care of itself after a while…

Smoky Jackfruit Ideas

This week’s vegan boxes have a double-whammy serving of smoky jackfruit! It’s a great opportunity to experiment with this tasty and versatile ingredients. I’ve asked around the office, and here’s what we’re doing with ours: Vegan Jackfruit Chilli Use Locavore kidney beans, black beans, and chopped tomatoes (avaliable on the Open Food Network) to make…

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….

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…