Closed for Summer Break

Foodlife will be closed the weeks starting: MONDAY 20th AUGUST 2018 and MONDAY 27th AUGUST 2018 All deliveries will be back to normal from Monday 3rd September!

New Email Address

Since Wednesday 6th June we have not been able to send or receive emails from our old email address anna@foodlife-doorstepdeliveries.co.uk We now have a new email address: anna@foodlifeorganic.co.uk Please use this for future correspondence – thank...

NOT RECEIVING EMAILS 07/06/2018

Our email server is down, so we are not receiving any emails.  The last email we received was at 15.30 on 6/6/18. Apologies for not replying to any messages because of this.  If you need to contact us quickly, please use twitter or facebook or call us: 0161 486 1173...

Grilled Peppers

For a real taste of the Mediterranean, try these! Slice the sides off the peppers and place skin-side up under a red hot grill. Grill until well blackened. Remove the peppers and put them in an airtight container. When cool, peel off the skins, cut into slices and...

Cream of Roasted Tomato & Red Pepper Soup

3lb ripe/over-ripe tomatoes 2 large onions – sliced 2-3 ripe/over-ripe red peppers- roughly cut. 2-3 cloves garlic – whole ¼ – ½ bottle cheap white wine Dash double cream oil/butter for cooking. Preheat oven to 240C. Put tomatoes, garlic and peppers...

Chard with Lemon, capers & Parmesan

Chard (washed, chopped , stalks and leaves separated) olive oil 2 cloves garlic (sliced) 1 fresh chilli (thinly sliced) 2 large anchovies zest & juice of ½ lemon 1tbsp fresh grated parmesan 1 tbsp capers poached egg Heat oil in a pan, add garlic and chilli. Add...

Swede Bruschetta

4tbsp good olive oil 2 garlic cloves crushed 1 med. onion chopped 8oz swede, peeled and cut into small cubes 1tsp fresh rosemary, chopped 1tbsp balsamic vinegar 8 slices thickly sliced bread (ciabatta is ideal) 2 garlic cloves, lightly crushed for rubbing on toast...

Parsnip & Date Muffins

10 oz plain flour 3 0z soft brown or muscovado sugar 2tspn baking powder ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda pinch salt 6oz peeled parsnip 40z dates 3floz corn oil or melted butter 6floz milk 1 egg Preheat oven to gas 6. Prepare muffin tin or paper cases. Sieve dry ingredients...

Cream of Cauliflower Soup with Sauteed Mushrooms

Cut 1 large cauliflower into florets and discard large stalks. Chop 1 medium onion. Peel & chop 1 large potato into chunks. Melt butter in a large pan, add onion, potato and cauliflower. Put on a lid & sweat gently for 10 mins. Add about a litre of chicken or...

Cream of Tomato and Potato Soup

2 Leeks (or onions) ½lb Tomatoes 3/4lb Potatoes 11/2oz Butter Cream and chopped parsley to finish Melt Butter and soften leeks/onions. Add roughly chopped tomatoes and cook until they give out juice. Add peeled, diced potatoes and cover with 1¼ pints of water. Bring...

FOODLIFE SUMMER BREAK CLOSURE

Foodlife is CLOSED from the week starting 22nd August for TWO WEEKS! PLEASE NOTE… If you place an order after Thursday 18th August, we will not see your order until Monday 5th September. All deliveries will be back to normal that week – we will contact you on 5/9/16...

Spring Green & Blue Cheese Risotto

1. Blanch finely shredded spring greens in boiling, salted water for 1min. Drain & reserve liquid. 2. In a large pan gently cook a chopped onion & garlic for 5 mins. in ½ butter/½olive oil. 3. Add 400g risotto rice and cook for a further 3 mins. 4. Turn up the...
Soil Association BOOMawards FINALISTS!!!

Soil Association BOOMawards FINALISTS!!!

We had some great news this week 🙂 We found out we were finalists in the Soil Association’s BOOMawards (Best in Organic Market) !!! Needless to say we are SOOOO PLEASED!!! Whether we win or not – the award ceremony is on 11th May – we are just so...

Jerusalem Articokes

The problem with these funny looking tubers, is that people often don’t know what to do with them. Here are 3 ways you can turn them into something really delicious. 1. Peel, cut into discs, dust with seasoned flour and roast in hot oil until golden (about 20 mins) 2....

Recommend a Friend & we’ll give you both £5.00!

Recommend a friend before end of Feb 2016 and we’ll give you and your friend a £5.00 web voucher!!! To receive your voucher, all you have to do is tell someone about us and when they order,  ask them to tell us about you! When your friend has ordered their 4th...

Christmas closure

Foodlife will be closed from Christmas Eve until Monday January 4th – Happy Christmas & Best Wishes for 2016!

Roasted butternut squash

Preheat Oven to 180c Cut Squash lengthways into quarters. Dot with butter and brush with olive oil Season with salt & freshly ground black pepper Chop fresh thyme and sprinkle over the squash Roast in the oven for about 45 mins until the squash are tender and...

Caldo Verdi (Portugese potato & kale soup)

450g Potatoes (peeled & sliced) 2 Cloves garlic (sliced) 1 Small Onion (finely chopped) 225g Kale (finely shredded) 110g Chorizo (sliced) Black Pepper Olive Oil Put potatoes, garlic, onion, salt & pepper in a large pan with enough water to cover generously....