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Recent Blog Posts

Chard, healthy, seasonal produce.

Chard, healthy, seasonal produce.

Chard is a leafy vegetable, it is a member of the beet family. Unlike beetroot which are primarily harvested for their roots, chard is grown for it’s crunchy stalks and larger tender leaves. For many thousands of years chard has been cultivated, it most likely originates in the Mediterranean, where it was incredibly popular until […]

Purple Sprouting Broccoli – Seasonal Eating

Purple Sprouting Broccoli – Seasonal Eating

Purple sprouting has been cultivated since Roman times. It is only during the last 30 years that it has come to prominence in the U.K. As the name suggests purple sprouting gets it’s name from the purple colour of the head of the plant. Part of the reason that purple sprouting has become popular is […]

Jersey Royal Potatoes – seasonal food highlight.

Jersey Royal Potatoes – seasonal food highlight.

The Jersey Royal potato has been grown for over 130 years on Jersey. There are around 20 farmers on Jersey that grow these potatoes, many of these focus solely on growing the Jersey Royal. The Jersey Royal is the biggest produce export from Jersey, with over 99% being sent to the U.K. Like Cornish clotted […]

Plums- plum position for fantastic fruits

Plums- plum position for fantastic fruits

Plums were one of the first fruits domestically cultivated by humans. Evidence of the remains of the fruit have been found in Neolithic archaeological sites. They are members of the Prunus family, alongside apricots, peaches and cherries. Plums are considered  “drupes”, a fruit that has a hard stone surrounding the seeds.  China is the largest producer of plums in […]

Turnips and Swede – What is the difference?

Turnips and Swede – What is the difference?

Turnips Turnips are a cruciferous vegetable (member of the mustard family). Turnips thrive in cool climates. The turnip that we know is thought to have descended from the Wild Turnip which is native to Central Asia, the Mediterranean and the Near East. Turnips have been sold in England since the 16th century. The turnip was […]

Dates – delicious, delightful, decadent

Dates – delicious, delightful, decadent

Dates also known as palm dates or Phoenix dactylifera are a flowering species of the palm family.  They have been cultivated by man since the beginning of recorded history. There are over 50 references to dates in the bible and 20 in the Qur’an. They have been a staple of Middle Eastern food for many thousands of years. […]