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…

Glasgow City Food Plan Response

Glasgow City Council is currently running a consultation on their proposed Glasgow City Food Plan, which you can read in full (50+ pages) or you can check out the summary.  We think there are lots of positives to take from this, the first significant move towards developing a city-wide approach to reforming and rebuilding a…

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…

Kale and Chard Saag Paneer Recipe

One of our principles here at Locavore is that using locally grown veg doesn’t mean being limited by the local cuisine- you can use the wonderful fresh things we can grow right here to make food inspired by cooking done all over the world