Fresh Produce, Insight, Seasonality

When is White and Black Truffle Season?

White and black truffles are amongst the most coveted ingredients in the culinary world. This wild food exudes a powerful flavour that can’t be matched by any other natural product. They’re also highly seasonal and can’t be acquired all year round. Just like British asparagus, their quality, rarity and unique flavour puts them in high […]

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Eggs & Dairy, Insight, Seasonality

Introduction to Pheasant Eggs

Aside from your everyday hen’s egg, there are actually a wide selection of eggs that chefs can source for their kitchens. Duck and quail eggs are well-known favourites for a gourmet dish, but have you ever tried using pheasant eggs?  What do pheasant eggs look like? Pheasant eggs excel visually. They are about half the size of a hen’s […]

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Seasonality, Wild Foods

Mousseron Mushrooms: Do You Want to be the First?

Do you believe in fairies? We sure do. They leave beautiful rings of mushrooms in pastureland and grassy areas ready for our team of foragers to harvest, trim and pack before delivering directly to your kitchen door. Did you know… Mousseron mushrooms, aka fairy ring mushrooms, are actually related to field and horse mushrooms. They […]

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Fresh Produce, Insight, Seasonality

When is British Asparagus Season?

British asparagus season is a national event in the world of foodservice. For a short period of time each year, chefs around the UK can source arguably the best asparagus spears available from right here on British soil. The buzz it creates is astounding, but it’s well and truly deserved. The quality is sublime and […]

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