Culinary tips

Learn more about the various fruit, veges and other produce we supply and how to incorporate them into your meals and diet.

AAA Yoghurt Sheep's milk.

Dollop it on breakfast, on dessert, for savoury(mexican o curry o turkish o greek) add to baking.Add a a little salt place in a clean cloth over a colander and allow to drain @ room temperature for a day,shape into balls and store in olive oil in the fridge:This is labneh a soft cheese.

Asparagus

Dont forget to make stock from the off cut pieces , and then use this for soup or risotto

Beans Broad ####

sautee  spring onions and green garlic in Generous amount of Olive oil, add broad beans and a few table spoons of water,
cook very lightly and rapidly. finish with: diced feta cheese. toasted hazelnuts dill parsley mint fresh diced tomato(choose some of these)
###Bizarra!! Forget HUMUS this is Trending!!  even more than french onion dip!!! its common throughout the middle East
shell the broad beans, boil lightly, if you can double pod(take off the outside skin) its even sweeter.puree with garlic salt pepper and LOTS OF GOOD olive oil. flavour options are, tosated cummin, fresh chopped coriander, sumac, smoked paprika , dried chilli, roasted coriander seed(ground) spread it on Everything.

Cabbage cour a la gallego

Look up the Portuguese recipe.

Cabbage flower of spring sugar loaf

steam in wedges and dress with olive oil lemon juice and black pepper!!
Shred for the sweetest salad.

Cordial Elder flower

lovely diluted with soda. Pour over fresh fruit salad to give a tropical tone.

Eggs Duck###

fabulous value very large eggs delicious made into frittata , Quiche withe the addition of lots of spring Herbs. Make excellent Spanish Tortilla(with smoked Paprika) Perfect for fried rice with a little soy sauce and sesame oil.

Green Garlic ###

at this time of year when non chemically stored garlic has become well beyond use, traditional cultures substitute the clove with finely chopped young plants. just add them in at the same time as you would have added chopped cloves. Store the plant as for a spring onion and utilize the whole lot.

Mizuna bunch

light dressing ie light soy,rice vinegar and a splash of sesame oil.

Potatoes New ;Rocket

Lots of Butter!!

QUINCE PASTE

DELICOUS SNACK= slivers of quince topped with  walnuts and a rich BLACK coffee keep you going all afternoon.
Traditional Argentine and spanish use is on top of a slice of cheese after dinner.

RHUBARB

Rhubarb, if you don't want to cook with sugar use 1/2 a cup of chopped dry dates the juice of two oranges and the zest of one simmer gently and let stand overnight.

Salad mixed washed leaves

good red wine and olive oil dressing. or balsamic vinegar.