REMINDER: In Season in June

1 06 2009
looking forward to raspberries...

looking forward to raspberries...

Oh my, but June is an amazing month when it comes to cooking and eating. In fact, we don’t think there is another month when there is more new stuff to look forward to, so here’s hoping you’re hungry!

You can find the full “In Season in June” list here, and don’t miss the “Spotlight” features we’ve published on Apricots, Broad Beans, Cherries, Courgettes, Raspberries, Rocket and Samphire!


June’s Third Fruit-in-the-Spotlight: Raspberries

18 05 2009
are you relishing raspberries?

are you relishing raspberries?

This week, and to make sure we keep VegBox newsletter reader “Diana J” happy, the fruity spotlight is on raspberries, in readiness for their big entrance in June.

Click through to find out:

  • where the expression “blowing a raspberry” comes from;
  • what to avoid when you’re shopping for them; and
  • how to use them in savoury as well as sweet dishes.

Are you looking forward to raspberry season?

Submit Yer Recipes!

1 04 2009
submit yours!

submit yours!

Since we posted the list of what will be in season in May, we’ve had lots of suggestions of what May ingredients to feature:


Aubergine, and


And in response, our factoid and recipe engines have whirred into action. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves! What about you, lovely reader? If you have a recipe or story or fact about one of these ingredients, drop us a line (info [@]].

Here at VegBox Recipes we’re fond of saying that the “veggies are the stars”. But there’s no reason you all can’t have a squinch of limelight once in a while  ; )

We’ve already got the lovely Berni B lined up for an article about Fennel and a farm… Who’s next? Could it be YOOOOO?!