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.
as we sink deeper into the cosy feather bed of autumn, the nights drawing in around us like a blanket, I find myself wanting apple desserts more and more
In fact, if dinner is what you want (and usually it is what I want, except at lunch time), a squash is a wonderful thing to have to hand
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.
The Online Veg Box Shop is Open! This week on the 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 and fry them in cornmeal and breadcrumbs for a crunchy, sharp snack. Your Saturday…
golden light that makes the sandstone tenements glow the same warm colour as the leaves blowing along the pavement. Sweetcorn is kind of like that
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
Kim grows Locavore’s bouquets right here in Glasgow so your home can be full of colour
The early apples from down south, as crisp as the breeze coming in through the window, as sweet as the sunshine.
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
For the time being, we’ll have to eat our sunshine instead. Is there a vegetable that evokes summer more than the cucumber?
With only a handful of really hot, sunny days, we’ll have to make the most of them, and that means putting the stockpots away