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Simple, consistent, delicious and uncomplicated

That's our recipe for great food. Harbour & Jones has always championed using local producers and eating food in season, when it is at its best. We know that British farmers and growers offer some incredible produce; whether that is top quality, high welfare meat, sustainably caught fish or sparklingly fresh fruit and vegetables, so why look elsewhere?


Seasonal Product - Radishes

Radishes

The first salad crop to brave poking its head above the soil, the humble radish is a herald of spring, cropping as early as mid April and only taking around 25 days from sowing to eating. Radishes come in a rainbow of colours, from blushing pinks, purples and hot scarlets to pale yellows, greens and the huge white daikon, or mooli, popular in Asian cooking. There are even black radishes which are very hot and particularly good in the winter.

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Seasonal Recipe - Quick Pickled Radishes

Seasonal Recipe - Quick Pickled Radishes
  • 15 or so radishes
  • 100ml sherry or red wine vinegar
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
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Food Facts

A whole lot of truffle

White truffles are the most expensive fungi on the planet, which means that discerning (and very wealthy) gourmets have no qualms about spending fairly large amounts of cash on them.

In 2007, for example, a white truffle weighing a mind-boggling 3.3 lbs was sold at auction in Hong Kong for a record-breaking $330,000. Perhaps that explains why thousands of pigs spend their lives rooting around in the soil looking for them. And we thought they were just hungry!

 

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