Author Archive | Richard

Recipe of the month (August): Mediterranean Vegetable Tian

Mediterranean Vegetable Tiân This is a wonderful (gluten free) dish to make when all the summer ingredients are at their best.  It’s like a very superior Ratatouille……..  A Tiân is a cooking vessel widely used in Provence where it is used for slow cooked stews and casseroles.  It is shallow, wider at the top than […]

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Looking for gluten free products….?

If you’re after a wide range of gluten free products then look no further than Rice Up! We have a great selection of gluten free pasta, bread, cereals, drinks, crisps and snacks.  We’re proud of our selection…..so much so that we’ve put them on display……

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Supplier Spotlight: Wayside Organics

Wayside Organics was started by Bart Ives in 1989, following in his father Peter’s footsteps. Peter and his wife Jane were long established growers sending flowers, vegetables & eggs to wholesalers all over the south of England & London. Many an early morning run to Covent Garden Market was made! Bart studied Philosophy & Medieval […]

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Recipe of the month (July): Chilled Gazpacho

Ok it’s hot….very hot….and what do you want at the end of the day?  Something cool and refreshing (and nourishing!).  Look no further than a bowl (or two) of Chilled Spanish Gazpacho. It’s really easy to make – it’s raw – it’s cool – it’s just the job!  And don’t forget you can make it […]

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We opened up and boy did the people come to see us!

The weather was perfect and the team, despite many of them working round the clock, got the shop ready for the 11am opening ceremony! A large crowd gathered outside and waiting with eager anticipation.  After a few words from Richard, Rose Elliot made a lovely speech about how wonderful the new shop is and how […]

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Feature in the Daily Echo

Amidst all the hectic hurly burly of getting the shop ready Sarah and I met with Sally Churchward, a reporter from the Daily Echo.  Sally was very interested in our project and took lots of notes. Those notes have now been turned into a feature and yesterday a number of us coop members were treated […]

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Rice Up’s Grand Opening Prize Draw

Everyone loves a chance to win something for nothing don’t they…… So we’ve put together a prize draw for a range of really great prizes at our opening event on 6 July.  At the time of writing this the things you could win by just turning up and grabbing a (free) draw ticket are: A […]

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Anja McCloskey to play at our Opening Day bash!

Anja McCloskey has confirmed that she will perform a set at the Rice Up Opening Day festivities. Anja is about to start a UK tour and we’re thrilled that she is making time to entertain us and our customers. She’ll be playing at around midday. For those who haven’t come across Anja this is how […]

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