Vegan kedgeree with fresh turmeric root

Lisa

We are now stocking fresh organic turmeric root alongside our other lovely aromatics – ginger, garlic and chilli. Fresh turmeric has a wonderfully musky, earthy flavour which goes beautifully with rice dishes like this delicious vegan kedgeree. Recipe from Demuths Cookery School. Soak the yellow split peas overnight to reduce cooking time and energy. Don’t be tempted to substitute red …

Kumquat and almond cake

Lisa

Already made a batch of kumquat marmalade this season? Why not make a kumquat cake – with almonds and a touch of whisky. Lots of eggs in this one: don’t forget you can order delicious fresh organic eggs as an extra for your veg box. Recipe from Cafe Cat.

Peas and pink grapefruit with white almonds

Lisa

Organic grapefruits are semi-regular in the fruit boxes at the moment and we want to fire up your enthusiasm for them! Clem’s culinary hero is French chef Alain Passard and he has devised this intriguing dish. His intro to the recipe (from Gourmet Traveller) is a delight: “Here, we are in a situation approaching fantasy. Certainly, when we bring together …

Maple-glazed parsnip, chestnut and feta loaf

Francesca

A fabulous veg centrepiece for your Christmas feast, starring some of our faithful box gems – parsnips, leeks and mushrooms – along with lots of lovely nuts and herbs. Most types of nuts would work well, so use what you have but do include the chestnuts. Like lots of Christmas veg recipes, the Method is bloody long, so long we …