Smaller vegetables against food waste

Smaller vegetables against food waste

30-07-2019

Does this sound familiar? You have a cucumber that you only used half of, or you buy a whole head of broccoli when you just need a few florets. A few days later you discover the leftovers in the vegetable drawer. Such a waste,... Read more

There are many varieties of capsicums, from blocky to pointy, Love My Salad

Capsicum – your traffic light delight

26-07-2019

Have you, like me, walked past capsicums in the shopping isle and weren’t quite sure how to add these into your daily meals, besides perhaps a topping on a pizza or a sweet addition to your stir-fry or hot curry? I’ve looked... Read more

how to store your vegetables

Not all varieties of vegetables should be stored in the fridge. So, which can, and which can't?

23-07-2019

It’s a common belief that you should keep all vegetables in the fridge. Why else is that bottom drawer called a vegetable drawer? Vegetables keep best at the bottom of the fridge, but not all vegetables should be kept in a cold... Read more

vegetable pulp from the juicer

3 delicious recipes to make using vegetable pulp from the juicer

19-06-2019

Do you regularly make smoothies with vegetables? And do you find that a lot of pulp remains in the juicer? It’s such a shame to throw it away. Now you no longer have to, because you can easily put it to good use. In this blog,... Read more

5 tips for cooking more sustainably

5 tips for cooking more sustainably

13-06-2019

We all want to be sustainable. But where to start and what to do, or not do, isn’t always clear. Did you know, for example, that you can also save energy and water while cooking? In this blog, we share a few easy adjustments... Read more

Costa Tomatoes explains what glasshouse grown tomatoes means, Love My Salad

What does 'glasshouse grown' mean?

12-06-2019

Costa tomatoes are grown hydroponically under carefully controlled conditions in custom built glasshouses, which means that our growers can ensure that the conditions for growing and ripening are optimum at all times.A more... Read more

How to pick the best tomato, Love My Salad

Picking the best tomato

12-06-2019

Enlist your senses when selecting truss tomatoes to ensure you’re picking the crème of the crop. Read more

A tomato from Costa Tomatoes shares where tomatoes come from, Love My Salad

Where do tomatoes come from?

12-06-2019

A glossy, red and juicy tomato is a product of love. Behind every tomato plant, there are dedicated growers, tending to the plant’s every need, ensuring the fruits are produced to the highest and most delicious standard.Ray... Read more

What is the nutritional value of lettuce?

What is the nutritional value of lettuce?

23-04-2019

What is the nutritional value of lettuce? Is lettuce primarily a luxury product, a little something crunchy for your plate, or is there more to lettuce than meets the eye? After some research, we discovered that lettuce... Read more

Enjoy fresh lettuce for longer - the best way to store lettuce

Enjoy fresh lettuce for longer - the best way to store lettuce

23-04-2019

Lettuce is tastiest when it's crisp, chilled and fresh. We don't always need a whole head of lettuce or a whole bag, sometimes we just want one leaf to put on a sandwich, so what’s the best way to store lettuce so it stays... Read more

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