Week 2

Hope you are enjoying the warm weather and break from the wind as much as we are! This week’s veggie box will be on the smaller side as a few of our crops are taking longer to size up due to the cold weather the past weeks.  But we are starting to see some blushing […]

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Lettuce with Oyster Sauce

Serves 2-4 By Ken Hom, Saturday Kitchen Ingredients 750g/1½lb Cos lettuce (can be replaced by Pac Choi) 3 tbsp oyster sauce 1 tbsp groundnut (peanut) oil Preparation method 1.Separate the lettuce leaves and blanch them in a pan of boiling, salted water for about 30 seconds or until they have wilted slightly. 2.Remove them and drain […]

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Cos with Garlic Mayonnaise

By: Valli Little, Taste.com Crunchy cos lettuce tastes even better with a good dollop of garlic mayonnaise. This is also a fun presentation – in 2 jars. Ingredients 2  baby cos lettuce 1  cup good quality mayonnaise 2  garlic cloves, crushed 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1  teaspoon lemon rind Method Wash and dry the lettuce […]

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Cos Lettuce with Chunky Tomato Vinaigrette

Recipe by: Lynn Lewis Prep: 12 minutes Serves: 6 Ingredients 2 large ripe tomatoes, halved, seeded and coarsely chopped cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves 2 tablespoons tomato sauce 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 small clove garlic, crushed ½ teaspoon salt 1 large head cos lettuce, torn into bite-sized pieces 35g […]

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First week of the box program

The local food box program has officially started, we hope you are ready for a season of fresh local food!  Members who have purchased a vegetable box will notice lots of greens in their boxes for the first few weeks of the program. Leafy vegetables  grow well in cooler, spring-type weather while others prefer warmer […]

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Vij’s Grilled Coconut Kale

Vij’s is an Indian restaurant in Vancouver. Wonderful food, and they have a cookbook! The grilling softens the texture of the kale without overcooking it or removing its essential structure — or the mild bitterness of the leaves — while the marinade of coconut milk, cayenne, salt and lemon juice balances out the flavors, caramelizing in the […]

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