Entries by Gary

CSL Market Report 14th July 2015

County Supplies London Market Report 14th July Apart from a few heated exchanges and a broken toe, the Covent Garden 5-a-side football tournament on Saturday went quite well. So Monday was more about the football than the produce! Little change on last week, we have some good sized English Savoy Cabbage from Kent, Red/Green Curly […]

Honey Berries

An edible Honeysuckle berry with similar tasting fruit to blueberries is set to be the next superfood. The blue honeysuckle berries, also called honeyberries or haksaps has been grown and enjoyed for centuries in Siberia and Japan. Only a small amount has been grown in this country so far but next year they will be […]

Wild Rose Petal Honey

This was a popular feature from Robin Harford’s blog last year on how to make this seasonal treat. “My current favourite tasting rose petal is that of ‘Rosa rugosa’ aka Red Japanese Rose which not only smells heavenly, but tastes extraordinary. Chances are you’ve walked by it many times. It’s the rose with the massive […]

CSL Market Report 8th July 2015

County Supplies London Market Report 8th July  Its been a tough week getting produce from the continent with all the strikes at Calais and subsequent problems on Eurostar. Usually we have our daily delivery around 1am, over the last week your lucky if it came at all! But we managed and luckily this time of year […]

Wild Elder Flowers

Elderberries are found through out the UK along roadsides and hedgerows. The flowers appear from the end of May to the beginning of June. The Elderberry’s hermaphrodite flowers are borne in large clusters (corymbs), 10-25cms in diameter and are pollinated by bees and flies. The cream coloured flowerheads are honey scented blossoms that are crisp […]