Again it was another difficult week for produce last week so apologies to anyone who was expecting something that didn't arrive. We are also aware that there were one or two quality issues with produce when it arrived. We tried to make sure nothing substandard went out but if something did get through which you consider to be below our usual standards then do contact us.
The Greenhouse Effect
We often find in the summer months, although there is no shortage of produce, weather conditions can really affect the keeping quality - hot sun is not kind to soft leaves. If you are one of our customers who has an arrangement for the box to be left outside or in your conservatory or greenhouse it might be worth coming up with some sort of shady alternative during these few short weeks of heat. Conservatories and greenhouses are of course designed to keep the heat in and veg can suffer very quickly under these conditions.
The boxes this coming week look like this:
B's will get an Aubergine to replace the potatoes
D's will have extra Potatoes 500g and a lettuce
E's will get the Lettuce, an Aubergine and a bulb of garlic
L's and M's will also get Chicory 300g and a Yellow Pepper
Cheesy Aubergine Bites
If I have an aubergine gently softening in the bottom of the fridge I occasionally do this rather decadent thing which I found in a book of tapas recipes: