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Plastic-Free Organic Fruit & Vegetables for Your 5 a Day

Buying plastic-free fruit and vegetables doesn’t need to be boring!
All year round we offer the staples like potatoes, carrots and onions but we also stock more interesting, seasonal varieties, like rainbow carrots, Jersey royal potatoes and red cabbage.

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Published: May 14, 2020
Author: Ruth Mildred
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Plastic-free baking in a modern world: Discover ancient secrets!

With more people at home at the moment, baking has really taken off again, and whether it be your preferred method of channeling creativity or if its just about becoming more self-sufficient, there’s more reason than ever before to try make your baking plastic-free.

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Published: May 14, 2020
Author: Jen Marsden
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Buckwheat Pancakes

Buckwheat pancakes are naturally gluten-free as buckwheat is gluten free and a source of complete protein, as it contains all 9 essential amino acids. We are using it here in traditional French crepes. The addition of the beetroot powder gives the pancakes a lovely pink colour

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Published: March 10, 2020
Author: Ruth Mildred
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Savoury Carrot Cake

Leek, Carrot and Feta Savoury Carrot Cake – a delicious alternative to a traditional sweet carrot cake. Enjoy it as a delicious addition to an Easter lunch gathering. It will also make a tasty, quick lunch served with a side salad. And for those balmy summer days, it’s super to take on a picnic. You can also serve cubed as finger food at a party.

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Published: March 10, 2020
Author: Ruth Mildred
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Hot Cross Buns

A healthier version of hot cross buns.

We are using wholemeal flour instead of white, Muscavado sugar instead of white sugar.

We are not using eggs or dairy, so no butter or margarine; also no oil, so these hot cross buns are lower in fat and therefore in calories. We are also not adding salt so they are low in Sodium.

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Published: March 4, 2020
Author: Ruth Mildred
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Simnel Cake Recipe

Make a Simnel Cake and decorate it with fresh flowers for a beautiful and delicious addition to your tea table at Easter or at any other time!

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Published: March 4, 2020
Author: Ruth Mildred
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