An independent Welsh recipe box company is helping its customers to cook healthy meals from scratch at home – whilst also supporting a more sustainable food future in Wales.
The brainchild of two Welsh chefs, Alex Cook and Stuart Crichton (formerly of the award-winning Pink Peppercorn Food Co), Swperbox offers easy, home-delivered recipe boxes, making it easy to create nutritious meals using sustainable and ethically sourced ingredients.
During the pandemic, Farmers’ Markets became something of a life line – remaining open to the public due to their status as an essential businesses, and offering a safe, outdoorsy way to shop.
But these markets are also an excellent way to get closer to the people who grow and produce our food. They have the potential to offer the freshest, tastiest produce (some farmers even pick for the market on the very same day), and can help us to eat more seasonally by offering up the best of what’s in season now.
Did you know wasting food feeds climate change and that 70% of all food waste in the uK comes from households? Thats why I’m taking part in Food Waste Action Week this year, and showing you how your freezer can help reduce your food waste.
It feels like hardly anyone kicks off the new year by giving up the booze these days; instead, countless social media posts and column inches are dedicated to the clash of two climate-focussed food campaigns, Regenuary versus Veganuary.
As the month draws to a close, I wanted to write a few words on a debate which seems to be splitting its audiences right down the middle.
But in the rush to ‘pick a side’ – are we risking missing the point?