Turkish White figs are in season. These small figs have a fantastic flavour and texture, and never treated with any chemicals. They are ripe and ready to eat now. We have included them in our £25 box, if you would like to add to your £15 box or would like any extra £2.10 for 3.
This weeks boxes contain pomegranate which are one of the most magical fruits in the world. It has inspired legends, tales and poems throughout history. In Ancient Egypt, the gods were presented with a gift of pomegranates. Kings were buried with pomegranates so that they could take them into the afterlife. Hades tricked Zeus’ daughter with a pomegranate. Of all the precious gifts given to him, Buddha favoured a pomegranate brought to him by an old lady. Some say that the forbidden fruit in Adam and Eve’s story is not an apple but in fact a pomegranate. There are lots of ways to add them to your diet, toss them into a green or fruit salad, Sprinkle onto your yoghurt or oatmeal. Add them to smoothies or juices. Use pomegranate seeds as a tangy garnish on avocado toast.
Garnish roasted or grilled meat dishes with the tasty seeds.
Add them to sangria, cocktails, or mocktails.
Eat them fresh from the fruit.
The easiest way to remove the seeds put one half, cut side down, on your hand over a bowl. Use a sturdy wooden spoon to thwack the pomegranate firmly a couple of times, turn the fruit a quarter of a turn and repeat. Be sure you smack every inch of the fruit,repeating until all of the seeds have been released into the bowl. Repeat with the second half.