Entries by Gary

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report September 15th 2015

Fruit & Vegetable Market Report September 15th 2015 It’s not officially Autumn until 23rd September, but the cooler weather feels like its here already. To emphasize the Autumnal feel we have a good selection of Winter Squashes available now. From the plain old Spaghetti Squash to the warted looking Pattison Strie (list of current availability and […]

Winter Squashes

Winter Squashes are now making an appearance with their tougher skin and somewhat lower water content than their summer counterparts can keep for months. Far from coming to any harm, as the colours mute with the passing weeks they will become sweeter and more intensely flavoured. There are scores of varieties and albeit a little earlier this year due to the […]

Matt’s Life 8th September 2015

Matt tries his hand at horse riding! Matt sent me a picture of him having horse riding lessons on holiday as he quite fancies getting into equestrianism, (but not the mucking out bit), don’t know why though, you should see his desk, there can’t be a lot of difference! Anyway the poor horse looks in pain, I […]

Latest Newsletter

Market report from our latest Newsletter 25th August 2015 The Potato main crop harvest has well and truly started now and all potatoes are new season so the initial new season rise in prices have eased and are stabling. English Primo cabbages are a good size and value for money. Unfortunately the same cannot be said for Cauliflowers, the prices has increased […]

Wild Rowanberries

If you’re into your Foraging, Rowanberries (aka Mountain Ash) are now ready to pick. The stunning red berries are packed with vitamin A and C. They make fabulous jellies to serve with the upcoming game season, roast lamb or venison. They are best picked as late as possible but before the blackbirds and thrushes get […]

CSL Market Report 25th August 2015

CSL Fruit & Vegetable Market Report 25th August 2015 The Potato main crop harvest has well and truly started now and all potatoes are new season so the initial new season rise in prices have eased and are stabling. English Primo cabbages are a good size and value for money. Unfortunately the same cannot be said for Cauliflowers, the prices has increased […]

English Discovery Apples

English Discovery Apples are best known because it is one of the earliest apples to crop in the UK. Cropping time is usually mid to late August and lasts for about a month into September. Discovery Apples are hard and crisp with lots of juice and has an acidic come sweet flavour which appeals to […]

Matts Life 14th August 2015

Matt’s off for his Summer hols and he’s hoping not to loose his Passport this time! However. I don’t know if you know, but Matt suffers from the occasional bout of stuttering and apparently he caused a stir in the Airport Bar the other day when he shouted back to his mate ‘Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah… have a Beer! Matt, […]

Latest Newsletter

Latest News Letter 14th August 2015  The 12th August known as ‘The Glorious Twelth’ is upon us again, meaning the start of the Grouse shooting season and unfortunately due to bad spring weather it’s not so glorious as there were fewer nesting birds. The start of the shooting season means a menu change for many and […]

English Discovery Apples

English Discovery Apples are best known because it is one of the earliest apples to crop in the UK. Cropping time is usually mid to late August and lasts for about a month into September. Discovery Apples are hard and crisp with lots of juice and has an acidic come sweet flavour which appeals to […]