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What’s in the bags this week – 24 May

Here are the details of this week’s box scheme fruit and veg bags. Tempted? Join the box scheme here. Standard vegetable bags have New Coleen potatoes, Crown Prince squash (Essex), carrots (Yorks), onions (NL), lettuce, white mushrooms (Norfolk), wet garlic, …

Winter salad

Endive Cichorium endivia Light green leaves which are oval and lightly serrated in Escarole types, or long and highly serrated in Frissee types. Mild chicory/strong lettuce flavour.   Land Cress Bararrea verna Round, wavy, deep green, hot and peppery leaves. …

Year-round salad

Wild Rocket Diplotaxis spp. Long, highly toothed, mid green leaves with a now well-known strong tangy taste.   Parsley  Petroselinum crispum Rosettes of small light to mid green leaves on long stems. High in vitamin C, and fresh and cleansing.   …