Roast root vegetable soup

Lisa

If you’re looking for a healthy seasonal veg soup recipe to recalibrate your post-Christmas body and mind, look no further! No fewer than SEVEN items from the typical Regather veg/fruit array in December/January – nine if you count the optional extras of fresh organic ginger and garlic. Huge thanks to customer Annette for submitting this recipe.

German-style red cabbage with apples

Lisa

I’ve made this two years running – I love the red wine for depth and how the dish is not overly sweet like some spiced red cabbage dishes (but if you like sweetness, it’s easy to dial it up). Be sure to taste-test towards the end of simmering and tweak as you wish. Recipe adapted from ‘Oma’s Rotkohl’ on quick-german-recipes.com. …

Baked apples stuffed with honey, almonds and sultanas

Francesca

Shanah tovah! It’s the festival of Rosh Hashanah this week – Jewish New Year. Symbolic foods (simanim) are traditionally eaten to ensure a good and happy year ahead. In fruit and veg world, these simanim include apples, honey, pomegranates, carrots, green beans, beetroot and leeks. Now that’s a Regather-friendly feast! For today’s recipe (from www.vegsoc.org) we’re going with apples and …

Beetroot and apple soup

Francesca

New season beetroots have been gracing our veg boxes. Here’s the second edition of our ‘Staff Favourites’ recipe series and it comes from the boundlessly creative and energetic Jess, long-time friend of Regather and team member.  Alongside her packing room and delivery work, Jess always has lots of cool projects on the go and she co-runs the clothing exchange Common …

Apple, Sumac, Red Onion & Pomegranate Salad

Francesca

Recommended by box customer Lucy, “thanks for the pomegranate in my box this week. Here is the salad I will be making with it. I tend to chop the apples into slices rather than cubes as it looks prettier. This uses abundant apples up at this time so we’ve been eating this salad a lot! The secret sumac ingredient was …

Salted-caramel apple crumble

Francesca

Our apple festival is in full flow as Clem and Rhiannon have started the community apple pressing at Regather HQ. Time for an apple crumble recipe. Not a Monday night crumble, this is a diets-be-damned weekend treat, with a little salted caramel and brandy with the apples, and almonds in the crust. If you don’t have brandy or calvados you …

Apple Cinnamon Cake

Francesca

It’s apple season. Soon all of Regather HQ will be fragrant with the smell of apples, thanks to all the fruit dropped off for the community pressing. It was also time to look for a good apple cake recipe. Not being much of a baker, my cakes always turn out too crumbly or too stodgy but this recipe is the …