INGREDIENT OF THE MONTH: STRAWBERRIES

Make the most of this great-tasting ingredient in store now

With the British strawberry season in full swing, now’s the time to pick up punnet after punnet of these plump, juicy berries. Sweet Eve is the variety of choice for the spinneysFOOD label at the moment and with very good reason – firm-fleshed, intensely fragrant and sweet.

Toss with fresh peas and lettuce for a quintessentially British summer salad or try vanilla-macerated strawberries with cooling creamy labneh. Feeling the heat? These strawberry, watermelon and basil slushies will keep you cool all month.

SWOT SPOT

Hull a strawberry the fast way: push a straw through the green top and out the other end. Job done. Find more genius hacks on preparing food here: 

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