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 …

Beetroot party with orange and pine nuts

Lisa

Beetroots are such a loyal culinary friend in the veg box, summer through winter. This gorgeous, vivid, ultra-healthy dish uses them cooked AND raw, accompanied by lentils and pine nuts. Flavoured with zingy fresh orange, apple cider vinegar, honey and parsley. A great way to make use of the nutritious zest from the organic oranges in your Regather fruit boxes …

Short pasta with asparagus, lemon, garlic and parsley

Francesca

UK organic asparagus season is here. It can be added to your veg box via the Regather online shop. Had some on the weekend – roasted with olive oil and topped with a poached egg, with toasted Forge millstone bread on the side. Absolutely divine! It’s almost a crime to mess with asparagus too much and this recipe adapted from …

Fennel with cream and pine kernel breadcrumbs

Francesca

This is a truly indulgent way to cook and eat a fennel bulb or two – treat the dish as your meal focal point and have baked potato, polenta or good bread as an accompaniment and maybe some dressed salad leaves. It would also be lovely with fish. If you have fennel fronds with your bulb, reserve them chopped roughly …

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 …