News and Recipes

Cumin Flavoured Aztec Broccoli (Huauzontles) with Onions Recipe

It’s in your boxes! - a recipe to try: Cumin Flavoured Aztec Broccoli (Huauzontles) with Onions: A quick, tasty side dish 😋 Ingredients: Aztec broccoli bud clusters (the tops, with stems and leaves removed) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon butter (or non dairy...

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Organic Farm Visit

Well, what a treat! Claire was lucky enough to visit Organic Pantry farm last week. It was the only one of our suppliers we hadn’t met in person. A lovely family run business in Tadcaster, North Yorkshire – Franny, Johnnie and their son Freddie were very welcoming and...

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Happy September Everyone

 The sun is out, the sky is blue and as we drove past the North Sea this morning, the sunshine was glistening on a very serene ocean view – just perfect! September feels like the time to get back on track, back to business with a sense of motivation to achieve goals...

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Beetroot Galore!!!

Subscription Fruit & Veg Box Service We are over the moon that our new improved subscription service is proving to be successful and we have doubled the amount of subscribers in the last month. Thank you to everyone who has liked and shared and of course to the...

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Roasted Palermo Pepper and Carrot Soup

Ingredients: 3-4 medium sized sweet palermo peppers 1 medium onion – finely chopped 8 garlic cloves – finely chop 4 of them, leave the other 4 in their skins 2 stalks of celery – finely chopped 5 medium sized carrots – roughly chopped 1 tbsp tomato puree 1 veg stock...

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Lemon and ginger tea

Ingredients: 1 organic unwaxed lemon 1 tsp honey (or other sweetner such as agave syrup) small chunk of ginger – peeled hot water Method: Boil some water in a kettle and let it cool a little before using. Wash your lemon and cut in half. Use a lemon squeezer to...

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It’s warm inside

Autumn is a beautiful time of year as the leaves turn wonderful colours. It’s a great time to go out for walks as the air is sharper, the leaves crunch underfoot and sunsets wash the skies in beautiful colours. The beauty of being outside is also the joy of coming...

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Beginnings

Having never considered writing a blog before, never mind running a food co-operative, I find myself at a keyboard contemplating the beginnings of both!! Where to begin……… Where on earth did Sunshine Co-operative from? Geographically, pretty much from central...

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