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Chef’s Guide to Cassava

What is cassava? Cassava is the edible tuberous root vegetable of the cassava plant, which is native to South America and now cultivated throughout the world. It’s known by many other names, including: Manioc Yuca (although not to be confused with yucca) Brazilian arrowroot Mandioca Macaxeira Aipim The root is long and tapers towards the […]

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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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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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