Carrot and Butter Bean Soup

A really tasty and comforting soup, thats easy to make. Blender is necessary. I adapted this soup from a recipe at Ocado. Ingredients 4 large carrots, peeled and cut 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 large garlic clove, peeled and grated 1 large red onion, peeled and chopped 1 large leek, trimmed and sliced 2…

Frances’ Parsnip Soup

Ingredients 3 Large or 5 small parsnips, 2 cm rounds 1 onion sliced thinly oil 2 bay leaves 3 carrots chopped into 2 cm rounds a stock cube / vegetable bouillon for 1ltr of stock 1tsp ground cumin 1tsp ground coriander Method Chop the veg Heat the oil in a large saucepan Add the onion and…

Carrot Cake

Right, got a few Riverford carrots in the fridge so what better way to use them, than in a cake! March and April seem the time to bake Carrot Cake. My first stop on the journey is Felicity Cloake’s article on How to cook perfect carrot cake. The blog featured at Guardian is always a winner, dwelling…

Vegbox – March 2012

This week’s Riverford vegbox has: Butternut squash Parsnips Beetroot Carrots Spring Onions two unidentified green fings that i need to find out what they are! Recipe options Butternut squash Squash pye lentil and goats cheese salad (new recipe!) Beetroot Beetroot risotto Chocolate cake Carrots Carrot Cake (going to try a nigella recipe!)

Simple, Quick Roasted Veg with Sausages & Cabbage

Its been so cold lately, this winter warmer is exactly what we needed. Quick and easy to make. We used: Carrots, Parsnips, red onions and onions from our veg box this week. Chop up all the veg into chunks and cover liberally with olive oil, rosemary, salt and pepper. Roast in the oven for 40…

Veg Box – 26 Jan 2012

We’ve decided to have a veg box delivered fortnightly instead of weekly. Mainly to save money but also to ensure we use every last vegetable before the next vegbox is delivered. This fortnight’s box contains: Leeks Butternut Squash Brussel Sprouts Parsnips Cabbage Carrots Red Onions Onions Beetroot So far I am imagining a Butternut Squash…

Riverford Vegbox 3rd January 2012

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