Ok we’ve missed a few boxes due to holidays and life getting in the way but here’s week 7 in our Jupiter Creek Farm CSA box adventure. For more on the whole CSA thing see here.
Its interesting to see the seasons change through the produce in the boxes. The citrus are now starting to make an appearance and the summer fruits and veg are long gone.
So what was in the box?
- Purple carrots
- Spring onions
- Silver beet
Cabbage. This is the first box where we’ve had cabbage, and its red cabbage. It’s really fresh and crisp so I’m thinking of using it in some kind of salad. But I did see recipe for a cabbage and onion tart which I might try out.
Cauliflower. Well There’s not quite enough of it to make a soup, so I’m thinking of a good old fashioned cauliflower with cheese sauce to accompany a roast.
Purple carrots. These are purple on the outside, but orange on the inside. I’ve been waiting to try out a recipe for carrot pancakes and this week might be the week.
Potatoes, well I can’t go past baking them, scooping out the insides, mashing with chopped spring onion and grated cheese, popping this back in the potato and baking with cheese sprinkled over the top.
The silver beet (chard) and kale will be used in green smoothies and to accompany meals. I also really must try making kale chips.
The celery, well there is only 2 sticks of it, so it will be the base for a casserole or used in stir fry.
The oranges are so good, really sweet and I’ll just eat them as they are.
My daughter loves mandarins and will easily eat the lot, as well as the pears, and everyone will eat the fresh crisp apples just as they are.
Part of the In Her Chucks CSA link up party