At some point or another, we have probably questioned the difference between organic and conventional produce. Was it really that much healthier? The answer, I learned, was a resounding ‘yes’. Here are ten excellent reasons why you should choose to eat organic now. It is fresher Organic produce is purchased fresh from farmers. At […]
Ever wonder what the difference between organic and certified organic is? Is there even a difference? And what does certified organic really mean? Let us clear up the confusion: What’s the difference between ‘organic’ and ‘certified organic’? Put simply, anyone can claim to be ‘organic’ but in order to trust that they really are they […]
You may have already heard that recently The Organic Place has had some big changes. As well as your usual market fresh organic fruit and vegetables, bread and dairy order, we are now able to deliver high quality organic meat to your door. Even more exciting is that we have an array of special organic […]
In order for your fruits and vegetables to last as long as possible it’s important to store them correctly. Because our fresh produce doesn’t come with storage labels people can often get confused about the best way to store it, so we’ve put together some handy tips for you to follow: Washing: Don’t wash your fruit […]
I’ve always loved a good potato salad. Growing up it was a dish I was introduced to from a friend in my early high school years. It was such a simple dish to make full of tender potatoes, fresh boiled eggs and lots of creamy mayonnaise. It was a side dish enjoyed by us all […]
Pork Tonkatsu is a Japanese dish. It is traditionally served with shredded cabbage, pickled vegetables, rice and miso soup as a set. I recently visited Japan for the first time in ten years and fell in love with Tonkatsu again. I never fully appreciated cabbage until I experienced it in Japan. It is a side for many dishes there and demonstrates that something as simple as shredded cabbage with a sauce can be a delicious accompaniment. It can be a welcome alternative to green salad.
The Tonkatsu set was also very popular with our children in our travels, mostly because of the deep fried crunchy meat, and the sticky rice. It is a good meal to practise using chopsticks for that reason. Whilst Tonkatsu usually uses pork fillets, it is also just as nice with chicken.
The end of the year and Christmas is upon us. This usually means a long list of events for work, school, sport clubs, friends and families. The majority of these events involve indulging in both food and drink. Whether you are dreading weight gain or just that unhealthy feeling from overeating, here are five ways […]
As we near the end of the year and Christmas, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the array of activities, events and errands. Don’t despair. Keep things as simple as possible with these five ways to stay zen and by the time Christmas rolls around you will still be one happy, carolling Santa elf. Her […]
There’s nothing like getting a big, delicious avocado in The Organic Place fruit and veggie bag. I love how they can add that extra tasty goodness to almost anything, as well as all those amazing health benefits. Vitamins, folate, magnesium, potassium; you name it, avocado has it. We love it at our place as a […]