Spring Onion and Cheddar Scone Recipe

Seasonal Scones One of my favourite things about this time of year is the bounty of local spring onions to give dishes a milder, delicate onion flavour than its robust, powerful wintery counterpart. As our crops of spring onion mature for harvest at Left Field in Neilston, I start dreaming of ways to make the…

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…

Veg Box Newsletter 6th July: Tender Stems

We get sprouting, or tenderstem, broccoli a little later in Scotland than they do down south. But though some early Spring recipes might not seem particularly suited to July, with a rainy July like this it’s not so bad. After a good damp walk in your local park, you might just need a bowl of orichette with cream and broccoli,

Veg Box Newsletter 29th June: Spill the Beans

Well, we have had a few sunny days but for the most part it is still raining. Heavy, comforting rain that taps on the roof and runs down the windows; that makes the leaves on the tree outside my kitchen window glean greenly against the grey

Loads more local food!

We’re pleased to let you know we’re supporting a local farmer to convert 14 aces of land to organic so that they can supply us with tonnes of fresh local produce. We’re delighted to let you know about this new partnership between Locavore and Caldwell’s Vegetables from Turnberry which will see loads of local carrots…

Veg Box Newsletter 25th May: There’s a New Potato in Town

Headlines Covid-19 Updates You can read our company-wide pandemic statement here, and our biggest Veg Boxes update here. Please keep an eye on the newsletter for any further changes. Bank Holiday Disruption: Wednesday Collections Moved to Thursday If you usually collect your veg box on a Wednesday, for this week only you’ll need to collect on Thursday….