Eggs & Dairy, Seasonality, Wild Foods

Gull’s Eggs: A Chef’s Guide

Gull’s eggs are an age-old delicacy that — for 3-4 weeks each year — become one of the most sought-after British eggs by chefs around the UK. Their stunning appearance and mouth-watering flavour, coupled with their fleetingly brief season make gull’s eggs one of the most expensive ingredients a chef can buy; sometimes fetching as […]

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Eggs & Dairy, Seasonality

British Eggs: A Chef’s Guide

It’s well-known that the UK is home to a wide selection of fantastic fruit and veg. But it’s also home to a variety of British eggs too. From tiny quail eggs to huge ostrich eggs, we’ve explored the variety of English eggs on offer. Check out our chef’s guide — in size order — below. […]

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BRC AA Grade Accreditation

We pride ourselves on our commitment to supplying high quality, safe products to our customers. An integral part of measuring that is our yearly BRC audit to renew our BRC Storage and Distribution certification. So we’re pleased to announce that, on Friday 8th February, First Choice was awarded BRC AA Grade for Food Storage & […]

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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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