Mushroom and veg pie with parsnip rosti topping

Lisa

It was Regather’s prize-winning flower grower/wrangler/designer, Rachel, who recommended this dish the other day. Mushrooms, onions and winter roots in a lovely mustardy gravy and a crispy topping.  That’s a Goldilocks dish: not too heavy, not too light. Rachel tells me the recipe doesn’t suffer for having less than the full whack of mushrooms – use what you have.  And we …

Risotto with mushrooms, sage and chestnuts

Lisa

We have two new deliciously earthy extras available for your veg box via our online shop:  UK-grown organic mushrooms in a 300g portion. Fresh organic sweet chestnuts from France – Bouche de Betizac. Or have you been foraging for your own chestnuts in our beautiful Sheffield woodlands!? Either way, instructions for roasting chestnuts below. Delicious on their own, but if …

Kale and mushroom pasta bake

Lisa

Have you been craving a homey, hearty pasta bake since the weather turned? Here it is – using organic curly kale, fresh from our local farms. Kale is settling in for its solid season in the veg boxes. So versatile:  soups, stews, pasta, risottos, stir-fries or just roasted into kale crisps. We’d love to hear your favourite ways to cook …

Vegan Thai red curry

Lisa

Just the thought of a fragrant Thai curry sets the mouth watering. The beauty of this recipe – by the BOSH! team, Henry Firth and Ian Theasby – is that you can be pretty flexible with the summer veg elements, guided by your veg box (of course!).  Of the veg listed, we’d say tomatoes and mushrooms are vital to the …

Green beans and mushrooms

Lisa

Got some new season organic green beans in your veg box and want to jazz them up? Here’s one way to do it. Recipe adapted from www.bonappetit.com. Later in the summer you could swap in runner beans – cut into thin slices, diagonally.

Hot cross buns! And a savoury breakfast course from the Regather box

Lisa

In the run-up to Easter, we are supplying delectable hot cross buns made by our friends at Forge Bakehouse. Two flavours – cranberry & orange, chocolate & ginger.  Forge HCBs are probably the best Easter buns I’ve ever eaten:  a real treat at breakfast or lunchtime.  Why not spoil yourself also with some specialty loose-leaf tea, coffee or vegan hot …

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 …