Week 49: December 6th

Do you already have some festive ideas to go into December? You can serve this week's rainbow turnips as a sweet treat by baking them in the oven with some garlic and honey. Savoy cabbage is a lush and healthy cabbage with a robust cabbage flavor. The bobbly leaves with curly edges dress up…

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Week 48: November 29th

The days are getting shorter and it is starting to feel like winter outside. But this week a cheerful and colorful package, full with delicious vegetables that you can go either way with. The pumpkin and fennel, for instance, are ideal for a soup. And the sweet potato combines wonderfully in a stew with…

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Week 47: November 22nd

Romanesco is not only a beautiful vegetable to look at, but also incredibly delicious to eat. The vegetable, also called tower cauliflower or button cauliflower, is just a bit softer than a normal white cauliflower. Throw it on the griddle along with the carrots and potatoes, or make a nice soup out of it.…

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Week 46: November 15th

This week the Chioggia beet is back, just a bit different from the regular red beetroot! Its name comes from the town of Chioggia, in the province of Venice in Italy, where the it’s originated. The beetroot is cheerfully red and white striped and has a sweet taste. Don't throw away the young leaves,…

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Week 45: November 8th

You can find cucumbers, tomatoes and peppers in stores all year round. But did you know that the harvest season of these vegetables only runs until October/November in the Netherlands? This week you can enjoy the last cucumbers and tomatoes of the season! The cucumbers have grown big and are a bit crooked, but…

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Week 44: November 1

Even though we are deep in autumn spheres, there are turnips in the package again. Aren't they called autumn turnips? I ask our gardener Knoot by phone, "You may well call them that but they grew out the same seeds as those turnips seeds earlier this year, do enjoy them because they will be…

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Week 43: October 25th

The weather has turned and some cold days have arrived. Many people will probably want to sit inside with a warm cup of soup. Fortunately, this week there are plenty of vegetables in the package for a warm, hearthy soup. For example, you could make a soup with harissa spices, pumpkin, celery and red…

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Week 42: October 18th

Next week we can cook with delicious ‘forgotten vegetables’. With the sweet anise-like parsnip and the palm cabbage you can make a delicious stamppot for example. The palm cabbage is also called Cavolo Nero, or black Tuscan and has its origins in Italy. Would you rather go for a Mediterranean dish? Then the eggplant,…

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Week 41 : October 11th

Next week's package offers some unique samples of autumn. Spigariello is a cross between broccoli and kale, while chioggia beet (aka candystripe or bull's eye beetroot) will bring a swirling sweetness to your salads. And not to forget dessert! It's sorted with small cooking pears: perfect for stewing in cinnamon, lemon and cloves.  Your…

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Week 40: October 4th

This week, we have a delicious package with fresh ingredients for a tasty Dutch 'stamppot'. Think for example of a leek and bell bell pepper stamppot with crumbled feta or a red cabbage stamppot with apple. Plenty of options! Your help is needed! Your weekly vegetable package is the result of the collaboration of…

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Week 39: 27 September

It certainly feels like autumn again, and that means pumpkins are back in season! The Hokkaido pumpkin has a mild sweet, nutty flavor. You can of course prepare a delicious pumpkin soup, but it's also very nice to bake it in the oven, where it combines really well with the kale or the parsnips.…

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Week 38: 20th of September

This week we have a delicious, varied package of tasty vegetables that you can use to make a spread for your sandwich! For example, think of celeriac salad with mayonaise, a fresh tzatziki with cucumber, an eggplant baba ganoush or a yellow beet-horseradish spread with soaked sunflower seeds from the fresh market. In short:…

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Week 37 – September 13

Picnic on the beach? Yes that is possible with the ingredients that are in next week's vegetable package. A cold potato salad is put together in no time with fresh herbs with a sweet tone of grilled peppers. We also get grapes this week from pickery Framblij- a very nice picking garden with playground…

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Week 36 : 6 september

This week, we'll get the delicious cob of corn that was expected in last week's package. A golden sign of the end of summer and the beginning of autumn. With Peter van de Erve's first harvest of red beetroot, why not use any extras to blitz into a hot and sweet beet tahini sauce to drizzle…

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Week 35: August 30

We're slowly transitioning from summer to fall, and that means that we're also seeing some different vegetables in the package. This week, we'll get a delicious cob of corn, which you can for instance use to make a grilled corn salad (click here for some recipe inspiration). With the soup tomatoes, carrots and celery, you…

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