What a cracking collection the latest Discovery Box is. A combination of wellbeing products to nurture those summer bodies coupled with absolute stunners at producer level. We have THOROUGHLY enjoyed sampling every single one of these over the last month.
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Here’s a rundown of all the amazing items that we selected for this box:
The Coconut Company create a range of delicious organic and vegan coconut products using ethically sourced coconuts from certified producers in Sri Lanka and the Philippines. This Coconut Nectar is a sweet, unrefined syrup derived from the sap of the coconut flower blossom. It can be used as a direct replacement for other syrups in baking or dessert making – or add to your porridge or yogurt.
Chai Spice Nankhatai from Chins Kitchen
These shortbread-like biscuits are one of our favourite recent finds. Nankhatai are extremely popular in India and Pakistan and we can see why. Chins Kitchen owner, Chintal, hand bakes her nankhatai in small batches using a balanced blend of spices and ingredients sourced for their purity. These are flavoured with a delicious and fragrant blend of warm chai spices delightful with a nice cup of tea!
Keep an eye on our marketplace as these treats are coming soon, they’ll also soon be featured in our own gift hamper range.
Cocoa Sticks from Artisan du Chocolat
Artisan Du Chocolat are masters of chocolate; using the finest ingredients and with a pure focus on the product, they create memorable and exceptional chocolates. Use these cocoa sticks to add some of that expertise into your cooking, grate finely and add to any cake, brownie or savoury recipe to give your dishes some real luxury.
Nudo Adopt is a collaboration of small scale, artisanal producers. They strive to keep traditional farming practices alive and protect the countryside from intensive and destructive modern farming techniques. Their producers make the finest olive oils, this one uses sun-dried Sicilian chillies to bring a bit of heat; it’s perfect drizzled over your summer salads or used in a variety of dressings or pasta dishes.
Any tea Joe was going to put his name to had to be the best. Using the most exceptional and ethical organic tea plantations he could find he has created an incredible, award winning, range of teas. Berry Best is brimming with organic red fruits, strawberries and raspberries accompanied with juicy blackberries. It’s pure berry bliss.
Rubies make premium preserves from discarded fruit and veg, they sell from their stall on Borough Market and are fast making a name for themselves. Their London Piccalilli was commissioned by none other than Jamie Oliver for use in his Piccadilly Circus Diner and is made from rejected curly cucumbers! Dollop it on a hot dog or burger and enjoy this crunchy, modern take on traditional piccalilli.
Inspired by the bounty of England’s orchards and hedgerows, Lovely Drinks handcraft an award-winning range of quintessentially English and decidedly delicious soft drinks using locally sourced ingredients.
They make a great summertime beverage; which flavour did you get? Take a pic of you enjoying your drink in the sunshine and share using #BoroughBox.
Cocoa Delicious was founded in 2013 by Laura Cotton with a goal to “to provide the hot cocoa enthusiast with the ultimate hot chocolate experience” and we think they’ve nailed it! Dunk this stirrer into a steaming mug of hot milk and gently squeeze the pipette of Irish cream liqueur to enjoy a deliciously luxurious hot chocolate drink.
Inspired by a marathon-winning combination of crushed dates and almonds FitBites are 100% natural, organic, vegan, gluten free and paleo-friendly raw energy balls with superfoods to give you that extra nutritional boost.
Primal Pantry were founded by nutritionist Suzie Walker with a mission to provide to provide tasty nutritious foods which compliment a clean eating lifestyle. They’re the original Paleo bar and contain only carefully picked dried fruits and nuts.
The Biltong Company, surprisingly, specialise in Biltong. Whilst they might not have a very original name their biltong tastes incredible. They use the best grass-fed British and Irish Beef and only use the finest herbs and spices. BBQ is one of their most popular flavours, we love it and are sure you will too.
We hope that all of our subscribers enjoyed their box this month – we’re hard at work finding some new and exciting foods for you to try next month.
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Until next month, happy eating.