Sisley White discovers the local food news, discovers two fresh food delivery subscription services and tries out a new kitchen gadget from Elys
This month sees the hugely anticipated opening of The Ivy in the heart of Wimbledon Village.
Taking over the former Barclays Bank building, the new Ivy Cafe will have all-day dining with the menu including breakfast, brunch, snacks, cream tea, cocktails and dinner, ensuring there is something on offer for all occasions.
The Ivy Café, 75 High Street Wimbledon, Wimbledon Village.
From Farm to Fridge
Riverford fruit and vegetable subscription boxes are a delivery of joy for those who love fresh fruit and vegetables. Filled with the latest seasonal products the boxes will inspire you to love fresh ingredients and enjoy cooking with them. Riverford has recently introduced recipe boxes with all the ingredients in exact quantities you will need to create three delicious meals, and they have vegetarian options.
Farm Drop goes beyond the regular deliveries of fresh fruit and vegetables and offers a huge selection of store cupboard and freshly made items too. The group is set up as online marketplace and sells a fabulous range of freshly prepared foods by local producers including bread, jams, fresh homemade pasta and delicious cheese. It’s like exploring an artisan food market from the comfort of your house and then getting the items delivered right to your door.
Kitchenaid Artisan Blender
The powerful and stylish blender from KitchenAid is a beautiful gadget that will be a useful and timeless piece in your kitchen. Use it for fresh smoothies and milkshakes, crushing ice for cocktails, soups and even blitzing bourbon biscuits for our delicious recipe of the month the strawberry truffle tart.
£179 at Elys, Wimbledon
love Natural Love Organic Show 8-10 July at Olympia Grand
Next month sees the return of the organic superstore at Olympia. This wonderful event celebrates the huge range and diversity of organic products from food to cosmetics, as well as haircare products, clothing and accessories.