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Chef’s Guide to Oca Tubers

Oca tubers are the potato-like tuberous vegetables of the oca plant (oxalis tuberosa). They’re a small vegetable that comes in a variety of colours: red, yellow, orange, purple, pink and even ‘apricot’. They have a chubby finger-like shape with a very recognisable bobbly skin. These tubers are known throughout the world by a variety of […]

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Fresh Produce, Insight, Seasonality

Chef’s Guide to Calcots

What are calçots? Calcots (or calçots to give them their true Catalonian spelling) are a type of scallion in the onion family. As a result, in the UK they’re commonly known as calcot onions. They’re a close relative of the spring onion (said to be a cross between the spring onion and the leek) and […]

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Deliveries During Lord Mayor’s Show

The Lord Mayor’s Show takes place this Saturday 10th November and there are several road closures in place as a result. If you’re in the affected area (see maps below) then we won’t be able to make second deliveries unfortunately. Please consider this when placing your orders tonight and on Friday and ensure you are […]

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What is Fenland Celery?

Fenland celery is a white winter celery that has become the gold standard of all celery varieties. Grown right here in the UK within the Fens — a coastal plain in eastern England — it’s a crop with a strong heritage that dates back to Victorian times. During that time, it was cultivated in the […]

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Hints & Tips

10 Chefs of Instagram You Should be Following

For any chef — whether new to the industry or a seasoned pro — Instagram is a fantastic resource for inspiration. As long as you follow the right people that is. Navigate away from all the smashed avocado on toast and flat whites and you can find the chefs of Instagram that are worth following. Take a […]

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