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Fresh Produce, Seasonality

Kalettes: A Chef’s Guide

It’s the time of year when dozens of British brassicas are just coming into their best. And whilst you may know much about the run of the mill varieties — think red and white cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli — there are also many more specialist varieties that deserve a bit more of the limelight. One […]

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Fresh Produce, Seasonality

Crapaudine Beetroot: A Chef’s Guide

What is a crapaudine beetroot? The crapaudine beetroot is a heritage vegetable and one of the oldest varieties of beetroot. So old, in fact, that it dates back well over 1,000 years. Back then it was only found it France — where it originated — but it soon spread to kitchens around Europe. Despite its […]

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Notice: Climate Change Protests

Morning all, Please be aware that there are protests happening across London today from as early as 10am. These will affect 2nd deliveries We will endeavour to get to you but please be aware that this protest is across London and could reach crowds of over 10’s of thousands. Kind regards First Choice

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Fresh Produce, Wild Foods

Chef’s Guide to Wild Garlic 

Wild garlic is, quite simply, a fantastic foraged product. Chef’s go wild (quite literally) for this delicious British wild crop each and every year. What is wild garlic? Wild garlic is an edible salad crop that grows wild across the UK as well as Europe and parts of Asia. It’s a bulbous perennial flowering plant […]

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