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Fresh Produce, Insight

A Chef’s List of Unusual Citrus Fruits

Autumn through to the end of winter is when our warehouse welcomes a wide selection of one type of fresh produce: the citrus fruits. Our citrus fruits list includes your everyday lemons and limes but it’s the quirkier varieties that get us excited. Sourced from all over the world — from the USA through to […]

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Fresh Produce, Insight, Seasonality

When is Jersey Royals Season?

The humble potato has been a staple crop around the world for many years. In fact, its origins can be traced back to southern Peru between 8000 and 5000 BC! After the Spanish took over they brought the crop back to Europe, and from there it spread worldwide — including onto the shores of a […]

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Eggs & Dairy, Insight

How to Store Eggs: Refrigerated or Ambient?

In the food world there are several age-old debates surrounding ingredients, dishes and the world of catering, such as: Should pineapple ever be on a pizza? Is a fillet steak best served rare or medium rare? Is the gluten-free trend a fad or here to stay? And is it jam first or cream first?! But […]

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One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.
Virginia Woolf
Wild Foods

Introduction to Wild Sea Veggies: What are Sea Vegetables?

In recent years, wild foods have shot into the limelight as a popular choice for restaurant menus. But as with all products of this natural quality, they’re best used on fine dining menus prepared by skilled chefs who can appreciate how exquisite these products are. Whilst many people know about the range of wild mushrooms […]

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