Is Steaming or Boiling Better?

Is Steaming or Boiling Better?

25-04-2018

Actually it depends on the vegetable. A study of the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture found that broccoli cooked in the microwave lost up to 97 percent of its antioxidant content but lost only 11 percent when... Read more

The benefits of vegetable skin

The benefits of vegetable skin

08-03-2018

If you want to maximise the nutrition of your vegetables, then leave your peeler in the draw and get creative! You probably know you can eat the skin of cucumbers and carrots, but here are some clever ways to get more out of... Read more

In Europe, fresh produce companies are using laser labelling to eliminate the use of paper labels. The machines use lasers to ‘print’ a label on the skin of produce, similarly to a tattoo, without affecting eating quality or shelf life.

Fruit and vegetables get inked

08-03-2018

What do you think about this environmentally friendly way to brand products? Read more

Make your own vegetable rice

Make your own vegetable rice

05-02-2018

We’re seeing more and more recipes using ‘rice’ made from cauliflower or broccoli, as well as pre-packaged rice in the supermarkets. It’s super healthy and a convenient way to eat an extra portion of vegetables. It’s also a... Read more

Consumers took to social media to raise their concerns about the packaging of Mark and Spencer's cauliflower steak.

Cauliflower steak misses the Mark?

24-01-2018

These days most of us are generally time-poor, so paying for convenience in a variety of ways is more common: the car wash, fast food and takeaways, cleaning and pickup laundry services… the list goes on. I’m the first to... Read more

How to ferment vegetables?

How to ferment vegetables?

18-01-2018

Fermenting is so much easier than most people think, you just have to be a little patient. There are many options when it comes to fermenting vegetables. Some of our favourites are carrots, pickles, cabbage, and jalapenos.Here... Read more

Six healthy food choices from a jar or the freezer

Six healthy food choices from a jar or the freezer

15-01-2018

Eating fresh vegetables and fruits is the healthiest way to consume them right? But did you know in some cases, vegetables actually benefit from operations such as fermentation, heating or freezing? Here’s six products... Read more

Simplicity, freshness and minimal preparation this Christmas

Simplicity, freshness and minimal preparation this Christmas

12-12-2017

With Christmas just around the corner, many of us indulge in the opportunity to catch up with dear friends, family and loved ones. A wonderful excuse indeed to chill, laugh, and enjoy good food in the company of those we cherish. Read more

Salad-inspired gifts for your loved ones this Christmas

Salad-inspired Christmas gifts

11-12-2017

It’s the silly season where we’re running from Christmas party to ‘one last catch up with friends’ before the year comes to an end, planning what to cook on Christmas day and to top it all off we’ve a bunch of presents to buy... Read more

Truss tomatoes are a nutritious and delicious addition to vibrant salads or meals with their intense flavour, deep red colour and succulent burst on eating.

7 reasons to love truss tomatoes

06-11-2017

Truss tomatoes are a nutritious and delicious addition to vibrant salads or meals with their intense flavour, deep red colour and succulent burst on eating.  Read more

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