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Sofrito | Veg Box Recipes with Basil & Tom’s

Sofrito | Veg Box Recipes with Basil & Tom’s

Our fifth and final recipe for making the most out of your veg box (in collaboration with Basil & Tom's, Acton’s wonderful community greengrocer) is my riff on the Italian/Mediterranean classic of onions, carrots and celery – 'Sofrito'. It’s a great veg box use-up...

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Pesto | Veg Box Recipes with Basil & Tom’s

Pesto | Veg Box Recipes with Basil & Tom’s

Pesto – a firm family favourite – is our third recipe for making the most out of your veg box (in collaboration with Basil & Tom's, Acton’s wonderful community greengrocer). It's so incredibly easy and quick to make yourself that I think it would take more time to...

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Roasted Vegetables | Veg Box Recipes with Basil & Tom’s

Roasted Vegetables | Veg Box Recipes with Basil & Tom’s

Our second recipe for making the most out of your veg box (in collaboration with Basil & Tom's, Acton’s wonderful community greengrocer) is a brilliantly simple one pan roast recipe that gives you two for the price of one – a deeply flavoured freezer friendly...

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Slow Roast Tomatoes | Veg Box Recipes with Basil & Tom’s

Slow Roast Tomatoes | Veg Box Recipes with Basil & Tom’s

Here's our first recipe for making the most out of your veg box, in collaboration with Basil & Tom's, Acton’s wonderful community greengrocer. Make a batch of these each week and you will have the makings of a lovely salad, sandwich, topping for a dahl, rice bowl,...

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We ❤️ Basil & Tom’s

We ❤️ Basil & Tom’s

Keep your eyes peeled this week as we launch our first collaboration with Acton’s wonderful new community greengrocer Basil & Tom's. We will be exploring one of their fab weekly veg boxes and showing you how to use the contents in new and exciting ways, with loads...

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No One’s Perfect (But Your Lunch Can Be)

No One’s Perfect (But Your Lunch Can Be)

Today’s lunch could have been a bit of a disaster: I was starving, in a mad rush, and, my usual kitchen toolkit standbys have mostly run dry… But, no one is perfect – least of all me – and the important thing is knowing how to get back on the ‘culinary’ horse... In no...

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Make Friends with Your Fridge

Make Friends with Your Fridge

Have a clear out of your fridge once a week and make a batch of these slow roast tomatoes for the makings of a lovely salad, sandwich, yogurt dip, soup topper, rice bowl, pasta stir through or marinade, at your finger tips! This batch will make the perfect light...

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What’s Not to Love About Leftovers?

What’s Not to Love About Leftovers?

Two lunches thrown together in seconds… Today was leftover sweet potato dahl and some simple accompaniments (previously I had just boiled peeled sweet potato chunks with red split lentils and mashed them all together once cooked through. Then finished with a little...

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Bubbling Edible Kitchen Pets

Bubbling Edible Kitchen Pets

Following a conversation about scobys' and fermentation I thought I’d post about this wonderful book by Sharon Flynn of The Fermentary – a real fermenter's bible with everything you need to know about getting to grips with this ancient art. Apart from the tremendous...

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Maximalist Kitchen Organisation

Maximalist Kitchen Organisation

Who said you need to be a minimalist to have beauty and order in the kitchen? I couldn’t live without my trinkets and kitchen oddities – but they do need a bit of regular ‘herding’ to go from just ‘things’ to ‘things of beauty’. This food photographer’s kitchen is...

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Comfort Food for the Weekend

Comfort Food for the Weekend

Simply poached free range chicken with seasonal roots and herbs and home-made flat breads Cover a large chicken with water in a pan for the hob and a few aromatics; roughly sliced carrots, celery, whole garlic cloves, a few herbs; parsley, bay, sage, thyme are all...

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Louisa Chapman-Andrews
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07796 264734

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Louisa Chapman-Andrews
hello @ cookfolk.com
07796 264734