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  1. December 17, 2020

    Greencity Christmas recipes - Gordie's Sticky Chilli Sprouts

    We’ve been asking GC members to nominate their favourite Christmas dish ideas. For a tasty side dish we’ve made Gordie’s Sticky Chilli Sprouts, using his new favourite Chilli Death Jam by Trodden Black. No more boring boiled sprouts necessary!

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  2. December 17, 2020

    Greencity Christmas recipes - Festive Vegan Filo Parcels

    We’ve been doing a bit of brainstorming at GCHQ about delicious dishes for a Vegan Christmas. Between the 50-something of us we’ve come up with starters, sides, and a pudding! First off we fancied filo parcels for a starter but couldn’t agree on a filling so we made them all! Read on to fi

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  3. December 07, 2020

    Six Questions from Greencity with PEEK

    PEEK stands for Possibilities for Each and Every Kid. This charity really struck a chord with us as when lockdown happened they really upped their game to provide healthy meals for vulnerable kids who were in very real danger of being overlooked. We picked PEEK to be recipients of this month’s c

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  4. December 07, 2020

    Six Questions from Greencity with Blackthorn Salt

    Blackthorn Scottish Sea Salt launched in April 2020 at the peak of the global pandemic. This mineral rich salt is made in an apparently unorthodox way, yet it is also sustainable, not to mention totally delicious! We wanted to know more about this unusual business so we asked

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  5. December 07, 2020

    Scottish Organic split pea curry

    We recently started sourcing Scottish split peas from the fully Organic Medlock family farm in Aberdeenshire. Freshly harvested this Autumn, they're rich in fibre and protein and full of vitamins and minerals, making a fantastic low-foodmiles base for all sorts of dishes. Greencity sales rep

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  6. November 16, 2020

    Six Questions from Greencity with Empty Kitchens, Full Hearts

    Set up earlier this year and supplying healthy food to households across Edinburgh, Empty Kitchens is a movement of volunteer chefs taking food donations and converting them into breakfasts, lunches, dinners and treats. Community volunteers then package these meals into 'day packs' for delivery

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  7. November 05, 2020

    Hearty Veggie Hotpot Recipe

    GC HQ was filled with the most tempting of comfort food aromas the day this recipe was being tested! Cooked low and slow, this one pot wonder is easy for anyone to make, and endlessly versatile too. Try it with our combo of veg or substitute beans for the potatoes, add some greens, your own

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  8. August 05, 2020

    Six Questions from Greencity with Trodden Black

    Small batch chilli jams and hot sauces handmade in Dollar with fresh ingredients, no additives, no preservatives and no compromises. Trodden Black believe in flavour before heat so you’ll find their products packed with ingredients such as ginger, turmeric, and citrus fruits to create delish c

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  9. May 08, 2020

    How could our purchasing preferences change after the Coronavirus pandemic?

    by Tess Davis, Greencity intern

    The COVID-19 crisis has completely changed our way of life, including how we think about, access and purchase food. We have seen widespread panic behaviours such as stockpiling change how

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  10. April 27, 2020

    Immunity-Boosting Foods

    Now more than ever, it is important to educate ourselves on the ways in which we can support our immune system long-term. By aiding your body's own natural ability to defend itself against pathogens, you will not only have resistance to colds and flus but to other

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