It's simpler than you think to prepare a delicious farm-to-table meal at home. You can enhance any dish and add a unique and delicious touch to your home cooking by using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. We are very proud at Kimber's to supply and produce local, fresh ingredients to elevate your home cooking and help provide farm to fork meals. With this in mind, we've put together a list of tips and tricks to help you make a delicious farm-to-table meal at home, as well as some recipe ideas to get you started.

  1. Begin with the finest ingredients: The quality of the ingredients is everything in farm-to-table cooking. Look for locally sourced, seasonal produce that has not been treated with pesticides or chemicals. The fresher the ingredients, the better the final dish will taste.
  2. Maintain simplicity: The most delicious farm-to-table meals are often the simplest. You can make a dish that is both delicious and healthy by allowing the flavours of the ingredients to shine.
  3. Experiment with different cooking methods to bring out different flavours in your ingredients. Grilling vegetables, for example, imparts a smoky flavour, whereas roasting them brings out their natural sweetness. Experimenting with various cooking methods can assist you in creating a meal that is both delicious and one-of-a-kind.
  4. Don't be afraid to try something new: Experimentation is essential in farm-to-table cooking. Don't be afraid to experiment with new ingredients or techniques. This is a great way to try out new flavours and combinations that you might not have considered before.

To get you started, here are a few recipe ideas for farm-to-table meals that use fresh, locally sourced ingredients:

1. Slow Cooked Beef Stew

A beef stew with red wine is the perfect winter warmer and a delicious comforting dish for the entire family. You can make a delicious winter dish with our Best Stewing Beef, a high quality succulent meat from Aberdeen Angus beef, and our Les Oliviers Merlot Mourvedre.

To go with this, we recommend the Seasonal Vegetable Box for your vegetable fix, as well as The Garlic Farm Garlic Puree for flavouring.

2. Chicken Tacos

Because they can be made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients, chicken tacos are an excellent farm-to-table meal option. Using our free range Chicken Breast ensures you get a fresh, sustainably raised piece of chicken.

For additional flavour, season this delicious dish with our Fox's Spices Indian Ground Cumin and Paprika. Even better, you can make your own salsa using the excellent vegetables included in the Seasonal Vegetable Box, some Fox's Spices Chilli Flakes, and ground cumin. You may also add Ground Coriander to the completed product as a seasoning.

3. Chilli Con Carne

Beef chilli con carne is a classic dish that can easily be made using locally sourced ingredients from a farm to table perspectives. The flavour of the Aberdeen Angus mince, which is made from our own beef, really stands out and adds depth to any dish. This, along with Garlic Puree, Seasonal Vegetable Box, and the important Chilli Con Carne Seasoning, can quickly provide a delicious family dish.

4. Curry

With this in mind, we also have the perfect meal boxes, which include everything you need to prepare a quick meal suitable for the entire family. The Curry Night In gives you complete control because you can choose the flavour of the curry sauce, the meat of your choice, the number of people you want to serve, and even the drink! This meal hamper is great value for money and is proven to taste better than any takeaway you've ever had. All of the meat in this box is freshly prepared by our in-house butchers.

Curry Night In

By following these tips and using locally sourced, fresh ingredients, you can create a variety of nutritious farm to table meals that not only support local farmers but also have a positive impact on the environment.

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