Seasonal Eating is Ethically Important More Ever!

WHY?.....

It simply means you choose food that’s grown locally. Locally grown, seasonal food has the biggest benefit for the planet, as it takes less resources to transport and store your food.

JUNE

HERBS IN SEASON

Used in soup, stew, eggs and other savory dishes.

Essential in Italian cooking. Also main ingredient in a traditional pesto

With parsley, tarragon and chives this blend works great.

Stems and roots can boiled or sauteed as a vegetable

Pairs really well with nutmeg, basil, rosemary, sage. thyme, coriander, cardamom, dill, cumin and oregano.

Typically used to season long cooking dishes like soup, stew and braises.

Ideal in Egyptian cuisine, Thai curries, Mexican, Chinese Stir-fry.

Dill

Garnish cold soup, yoghurt or tzatziki. Nice with seafood.

Use in vegetable and fish stock.

Lovage

Soups, Stews, stock. and poultry. Good to enhance potato dishes.

Marjoram

Popular for salad dressings and meat dishes.

Mint -

Middle Eastern and Greek dishes. Salad, side dishes and sauces.

Hot or cold grains like couscous or quinoa. Also soups, stews, pasta.

Rosemary

Soups, casseroles, salads and stews. Lovely with poultry and roasted vegetables.

Sage - Buy Now

Works well with fatty meats in particular.

Sorrel

Goes particularly well with egg and fish dishes. Also used in soup, stuffing and puree.

Typically used in savory dishes like braised roasted meat, vegetables, or fish aswell as savory baking.

VEG IN SEASON

Spring Onion

Great base for almost all soups and sauces and dill, sage, mint, parsley, rosemary oregano and basil are super toadd to the mix.

Cauliflower

Easy staemimg, drizzle in olive oil, salt & pepper add mixed herbs and toss well.

Carrot

Clove has a fruity and bitter taste. This sharpness is what makes them ideal for refining carrots milder flavour.

Button Mushroom

Brown rice with mushrooms adding chilli flakes, tarragan, ginger, thyme, and rosemary is a winner!

Parsnip

Nutmeg, ginger, cayenne pepper.

Seakale

Cayenne pepper, sea salt and pepper.

Radishes

Garlic, sea salt, thyme, pepper.

Lettace

Basil, parsley, chives, thyme, mint, dill and coriander.

Leek

Mustard, sage, chives, mixed herbs, thymeand garlic.

Chard

hilli powder, chilli flakes, salt & pepper, garlic and onion.

Asparagus

Marjoram, basil, rosemary, nutmeg, honey, dill, thyme, oregano, coriander and rosemary.

Jersey Royal Potatoes

Mustard seeds and ginger.

Leaf Beet

Caraway, allspice, cumin, cinnamon, paprika and mix curry powder.

Spinach

Chilli flakes, allspice, nutmeg, ginger, garlic, chives, dill and basil.

Spring Cabbage

Roast it. Olive oil, organic sea salt, black pepper and a hot oven, transforms cabbage into a delicious, easy and low carb side dish

Purple Sprouting Broccoli

Basil, rosemary, sage, parsley, tarragon and thyme with a combination of garlic, salt and pepper work well with broccoli. 

MEATS & GAME IN SEASON

Elvers

Sweet and spicy – cayenne pepper, cumin, black pepper & sea salt.

Wild Salmon

Bay leaf, parsley, dill, basil, tarragon, sage, thyme, coriander and fennel.

Herring

Cream cheese, garlic, onion and grainy bread.

Monkfish

Tandoori spice, curry powder or cayenne pepper.

Prawns

Italian seasoning, garlic an sea salt.

Rainbow Trout

Mint, tarragon and thyme.

Spring Lamb

Paprika,cumin, rosemary, oregano, mixed herbs, coriander,

Welsh Lamb

Lavender, chilli, garam masala, turmeric, and coriander.

Venison

Bay, juniper berries, rosemary, sage and sweet marjoram are the solution.

Wood Pigeon

Spices like cloves, chilli, ginger, cardamon, juniper are rich in deep flavour. Herbs like rosemary and thyme are strong in taste.

Beef

A wide range of spices work well with beef. Here are some. Mustard, garlic, onion, black pepper, cayenne, curry powder and oregano

Chicken

A seasoning can be great! Try salt, pepper, paprika, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, basil to create something fresh.

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