Product: Mixed Vegetables
Description: Our dried Mixed Vegetables are a tasty blend of carrot flakes, parsnips, leeks, onions, celery leaf, tomato flakes and celery root that can be used to add flavour to your stocks, soups, sauces, casseroles and stews, prepared for your convenience to save you having to peel, chop and prepare a mix of vegetables when you’re in a hurry. Dried mixed vegetables are a convenient substitute for fresh vegetables, in terms of preparation time and staying power and make a great store cupboard item for instant mealtimes.
Interesting Fact: Did you know that parsnips, one of the vegetables in our dried mixed vegetables have been cultivated and eaten since Roman times? Known in the 17th century as ‘parsneps’ Nicholas Culpeper believed them to be a better means of nourishing the body as a food, rather than as a medicine, he considered them to be a vegetable that was ‘somewhat windy’, he also hinted at the then perceived aphrodisiac properties of the parsnip saying that ‘they are thought to be provokers to venery’, venery being an old term for the pursuit of sexual pleasure. In the 16th century they were known as ‘Mypes’ and a type of marmalade was regular made from them, being mixed with a small quantity of sugar and used as a restorative food for invalids. Due to their natural sweetness, parsnips were used to make jam during WWII.
Ingredients: Dried and chopped pieces of carrot, parsnip, leek, onion, celery leaf, tomato and celery root.
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SUGGESTED USEThese tasty and convenient mix vegetable flakes can be added directly to soups, stews, casseroles and curries to add colour, flavour and texture to your finished dish. They make an ideal ingredient to take on camping trips alongside other dried vegetables, a selection added to stock and noodles can give you an almost instant vegetable soup, they are easier to carry and require no preparation, ideal for cooking on the move. To rehydrate the mixed vegetable flakes, pour over enough boiling water to cover and leave for up to 20 minutes to soften them, and then add to dishes such as savoury rice, stir into pasta and couscous.
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Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.
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