Cooking for Mother? Keep it Local and Seasonal

It’s so easy on the internet to list your ingredients and have at your fingertips a whole load of recipes for every occasion.

So there’s really no excuse to go off course from local Sussex produce on the grounds that ‘there’s nothing to cook!”…

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Cooking for Mother? Keep it Local and Seasonal

Sussex Organic Leeks – make the most

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Leeks when they are freshly picked have a sweetness that they lose after they’ve been sitting in a supermarket chiller.  The biodynamic leeks that Toos grows in Cuckfield are so tender and have a real potency of flavour that lifts any dish they’re added to. Continue reading “Sussex Organic Leeks – make the most”

Sussex Organic Leeks – make the most

Celeriac – Our Unsung Hero

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Toos’s daughter helping on the farm picking celeriac

Known also as celery root or turnip celery, this is a vegetable is a Mediterranean staple but slower to be loved here in the UK.  But root veg seems to be having a moment this year – the sweet flavours released in chips, crisps and roasted wedges.

We have two celeriac growers…outdoor grown and left to mature in rich soil from Worthing and Biodynamic Organically grown celeriac from Toos in Cuckfield.  Take your pick… Continue reading “Celeriac – Our Unsung Hero”

Celeriac – Our Unsung Hero

Delicious Handmade Rustic Finger Biscuits by Grainwave in Worthing

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Walking into Carol’s kitchen at Grainwave, is a heavenly experience!  Tantalising smells of floury baking in her inviting kitchen – the loveliest perfume ever…

This week, the purpose of our trip to sunny Worthing was biscuit related.  After a few weeks of sending boxes of biscuits back and forth in the post to see how they hold up (nicely, thank you) – these are now ready to order.

There are two types of rustic biscuits – both perfect finger shaped for serving with cheese or even perfect for dipping into hummus and sauces…or for small fingers to crunch on a healthy, wholegrain, additive-free handmade biscuit.

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Delicious Handmade Rustic Finger Biscuits by Grainwave in Worthing

Crunchy January King Cabbage

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It’s the time of year to embrace mineral-rich leaves and January King is versatile and a nutritional marvel.  Our January Kings tend to come from Worthing as cabbages just love the soil over that side of the Sussex downs and that’s where most of our brassicas are grown.

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Crunchy January King Cabbage