Beetroot carpaccio

Lisa

Another recipe inspired by the launch of our new organic Salad box. Ultra-thin raw beetroot slices sent to umami-flavoured heaven with a dressing of balsamic vinegar, lemon, olive oil, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce and yogurt. Recipe by Jamie Oliver and republished on The Happy Foodie. Quantities easily halved if you only have a couple of beetroots to hand.

Insalata zucchini

Lisa

Celebrate the raw with our brand new veg box option, the salad box. Expect lovely organic seasonal greens such as lettuces and other salady leaves, spinach or chard plus a selection from organic tomatoes, cucumbers, radishes, avocados, peppers, spring onions, fennel, courgettes, beets and carrots. Make the most of the first organic courgettes of the Spring with this simple salad …

Chicken thighs with kumquats and olives

Lisa

Our lovely customers want some ideas for organic kumquats frequenting the fruit boxes. Here’s a savoury, mouth-watering dish to make delicious use of these tangy little orbs. Recipe by Michael Solomonov on www.forward.com, one of their “best Jewish dishes of 2021”.

Spiced chickpeas with fennel and lemony yogurt

Lisa

Fresh organic fennels are making an appearance in many of this week’s veg boxes.  Here’s a light, fragrant and nutritious meal idea which carries a welcome hint of winter’s ending.  Recipe from Andy Baraghani on www.bonappetit.com. The beauty of this dish is that you can customise it easily to suit your veg box and your palate. The flavours are quite …

Penne with Jerusalem artichokes, Red Russian kale and walnuts

Lisa

This pasta dish has lovely, subtle, umami flavours to complement the distinctive taste of Jerusalem artichokes. One of the surprise ingredients is the Suma vegan mushroom pate: you can order it from our online shop. You could use any kind of kale but the Red Russian worked wonderfully. An obvious addition would be a few fresh mushrooms, if you have …

Kale pesto for pizza

Francesca

Treat yourself to a yummy but healthy pizza starring the organic kale in the box. A good excuse to get some Forge Bakehouse pizza dough. The pesto also goes well with pasta, of course, or drizzle it on roasted root veg. Recipe idea from www.cookieandkate.com

Quick-cook puff pastry quiche: broccoli and blue cheese

Francesca

‘Indulgent’ and ‘broccoli’ are words that don’t usually go hand in hand, but the days are getting colder so lovely savoury baked treats are in order. No faffing with home-made shortcrust pastry, just an easy ready-rolled puff pastry sheet. Recipe from Rukmini Iyer’s fabulous book ‘The Green Roasting Tin’. Log in to your regather account to update your vegetable preferences …

Colourful carrots

Francesca

It’s easy to take ever-versatile carrots for granted, but when the purple and yellow carrots start alternating with their orange cousins in the veg box it’s a reminder to give them star billing on the plate. Who better to elevate humble carrots than Ottolenghi… (from ‘Plenty More’): Carrots roasted with honey, coriander, cumin and thyme, and served with a tahini …

squash soup

Spiced squash and white beans with lemon and mint

Francesca

This week at Regather it’s all about the squash… from our own Regather farm and from Sheffield Organic Growers, both in the Moss Valley. We love how autumn squashes make the veg boxes look so enticing, especially nestled in with vibrant green brassica leaves. Recipe from Diana Henry (from ‘A Change of Appetite’). She has suggestions on tweaks, e.g. to …

Slow pan-fried fennel

Francesca

A super simple recipe recommendation this week – just four ingredients – from Doug, who leads the Regather farm team out in the Moss Valley. He has done an astonishing job in the last couple of years, transforming the field into a beautiful, fully-fledged organic market garden. It’s always lovely to see the crates of Regather farm produce arriving at …