Category: linkage

this looks interesting …

“Welcome to Wildfoods, the food explorers website!
Discover fresh harvests from the wild Caledonian forests of Scotland to the scrub-lands of Australia. Taste our delicate oils and vinegars from France, Italy and Greece or savour the intense flavour of our truffles gathered from all over Europe. Wildfoods bring you fresh and exotic ingredients direct to your door. Explore new foods and receive top tips on how to prepare and cook our mouth-watering recipes donated to us by the finest chefs around the country. Try our seasonal recipes inspired and prepared by our resident chef Cate Stevens.”

a UK based web site which supplies seasonal ingredients from all over the world.

fruit and veg don't have to look perfect

Hurrah for Waitrose – according to this story from the Independent, they are ” launching a range of “ugly” looking seasonal fruit at discounted prices for use in cooking. The “class two” produce will be either visually flawed or oddly shaped, according to Waitrose, but otherwise perfect for eating.”

Now – if only the great British public can be persuaded to buy them … mind you, I buy my fruit and veg from the greengrocer.

our disappearing food

from today’s Indy comes this depressing article:

Cromer crabs are the latest local delicacy to be threatened with extinction.All across the UK, our traditional dishes are dying out.Martin Hickman and Geneviève Roberts report

more here.