Sand Hutton Asparagus pilaf

It’s spring time and we’re in love…. Sand Hutton asparagus grown by Rich and Ronnie Morritt near York is something we look forward to for ten months of the year and it never fails to disappoint.  But because of the lockdown we’ve had to ration ourselves to getting hold of it just once a weekContinue reading “Sand Hutton Asparagus pilaf”

Hash reds

You’ve heard of hash browns… well, now there’s hash reds! If you end up with leftovers from that lovely red salad you knocked up, don’t waste it. You can turn it into a lovely bowl of spuds, bubble and squeak style, that makes a great side dish. The potatoes are also in this week’s Bert’sContinue reading “Hash reds”

Red Salad

A gorgeous red cabbage from this week’s Bert’s Barrow box got the old creative juices going. We normally associate red cabbage with Christmas and winter comfort food, but it more than holds its own as a salad or coleslaw, especially that we’re now heading towards the summer. This cabbage came from grower Jonathan Westwood fromContinue reading “Red Salad”

Rhubarb, rhubarb….

This week’s veg box from the enterprising crew at Bert’s Barrow farm shop – now a brilliant no-contact drive-thru – features the last of the fabulous Yorkshire forced rhubarb. Knowing how much we Yorkshire folk love our rhubarb, Charlotte and Jason who run Bert’s, bought out the last of this year’s crop from grower JonnyContinue reading “Rhubarb, rhubarb….”

Spiced cauli and cabbage stir fry

This is a different way to serve up the humble cabbage, which goes brilliantly well with cauliflower in this quick and easy recipe. You can find both in this week’s Bert’s Barrow veg box, along with a red onion which adds a bit of colour. You will also need a teaspoon of ground ginger fromContinue reading “Spiced cauli and cabbage stir fry”

Yorkshire root veg bake

You can use any combination of root vegetables in this dish, which makes a great side or a hearty supper. I used swede, carrot, parsnips, potato and an onion, all of which are in this week’s Bert’s Barrow veg box. I also added some chopped sage from the garden – you can use any freshContinue reading “Yorkshire root veg bake”