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.

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 …

Cucumbers! – and ‘The Flavour Thesaurus’

Lisa

Ever need inspiration for an item in your veg box, but bored with your cookbooks and Google a bit overwhelming? We can recommend a gem of a book – The Flavour Thesaurus by Niki Segnit, a beautifully written, indexed guide to flavour combinations. Along with recipes and anecdotes, it has fascinating detail on why certain food pairings please the palate. …