Seasonal Organic Lettuce Cos

Seasonal Organic Lettuce Cos

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Cos lettuce, also known as Romaine lettuce, has a mild, slightly bitter, and refreshing taste. Its flavor is generally less peppery and intense compared to other lettuce varieties like arugula or iceberg lettuce. The outer leaves tend to be more robust and have a slightly bitter taste, while the inner, lighter green leaves are milder and crisper. Many people enjoy its crisp texture and subtle flavor, making it a popular choice for salads, sandwiches, and wraps. Its neutral taste also pairs well with a variety of dressings and toppings, allowing you to create a wide range of flavor profiles in your dishes.

Cos lettuce, offers several benefits:


1. Nutrient-Rich: Cos lettuce is a good source of essential nutrients such as vitamins A and K, folate, and potassium. It also provides dietary fiber.
2. Low in Calories: It’s low in calories, making it a great option for those looking to manage their weight.
3. Heart Health: The potassium in cos lettuce can help regulate blood pressure, promoting heart health.
4. Antioxidants: It contains antioxidants like beta-carotene, which can protect cells from damage and reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
5. Bone Health:

To keep cos lettuce (Romaine lettuce) fresh and crisp, follow these storage tips:

1. Refrigeration: Store cos lettuce in the refrigerator. It is best kept in the vegetable crisper drawer, which maintains higher humidity levels.
2. Moisture: To prevent wilting, you can wrap the cos lettuce in a damp paper towel or place it in a perforated plastic bag. This helps maintain moisture around the lettuce leaves without making them too wet.
3. Airtight Container: Alternatively, you can store cos lettuce in an airtight container. Ensure there’s enough space inside the container to prevent crushing or bruising of the leaves.
4. Avoid Exposure to Ethylene: Keep cos lettuce away from fruits and vegetables that produce ethylene gas, such as apples and tomatoes. Ethylene can accelerate the wilting process.
5. Wash Before Use: It’s best to wash and dry the lettuce just before using it, rather than washing it right after purchase. Excess moisture can promote spoilage.
6. Trim and Remove Outer Leaves: If you notice any damaged or wilted leaves, trim them off before storage to maintain the freshness of the remaining leaves.

By following these guidelines, you can extend the shelf life of cos lettuce and enjoy it at its best for longer periods.

 

 

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Home delivery order cut-off is 5pm Sunday* each week for delivery the Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday.

*If you have missed our Sunday deadline but you really need your order this coming week,  please email us and we will do our very best to accommodate your request.

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We happily deliver to our customers on Sydney's Northern Beaches, Lower & Upper North Shore, Eastern Suburbs, Inner West and the Central Coast. See below list for days we deliver to your suburb.

DELIVERY FEES:

$12.50

FREE delivery for orders over $150.00

WEDNESDAY LOWER NORTHERN BEACHES DELIVERY CATCHMENT AREA

Seaforth

Balgowlah

Balgowlah Heights

Fairlight

Manly Vale

Allambie

Allambie Heights

Clontarf

Brookvale

Curl Curl

North Curl Curl

Freshwater

Queenscliff

North Manly

Manly

WEDNESDAY UPPER NORTHERN BEACHES DELIVERY CATCHMENT AREA

Dee Why

Narraweena

Beacon Hill

Cromer

Cromer Heights

Wheeler Heights

Collaroy

Collaroy Plateau

Narrabeen

North Narrabeen

Elanora Heights

Warriewood

Mona Vale

Bayview

Newport

Bilgola

Avalon

Clareville

Whale Beach

Palm Beach

Ingleside

Terrey Hills

Oxford Falls

Forestville

Frenchs Forest

Killarney Heights


 THURSDAY
 LOWER NORTH SHORE DELIVERY CATCHMENT AREA

Roseville

Roselville Chase

East Lindfield

Linfield

Chatswood

Chatswood West

Lane Cove

Lane Cove North

Artarmon

Riverview

Greenwich

Hunters Hill

Linley Point

Castle Cove

Middle Cove

Willoughby

North Willoughby

Castle Crag

Naremburn

St Leonards

Cammeray

Waverton

North Sydney

Kirribilli

Cremorne

Cremorne Point

Neutral Bay

Mosman

Balmoral


THURSDAY INNER WEST DELIVERY CATCHMENT AREA


Gladesville

Drummoyne

Rozelle

Balmain

Lilyfield

Ultimo

Annandale

Forrest Lodge

Leichhardt

Camperdown

Alexandria

Rosebery

Marrickville

Stanmore

Newtown


THURSDAY EASTERN SUBURBS DELIVERY CATCHMENT AREA


Potts Point

Surry Hills

Double Bay

Point Piper

Woollahra

Bellevue Hill

Rose Bay

Vaucluse

Centennial Park

Watsons Bay

Dover Heights

Bondi

Bondi Beach

Bondi Junction

Bronte

Tamarama

Clovelly

Randwick

Coogee

South Coogee

Maroubra 

THURSDAY UPPER NORTH SHORE DELIVERY CATCHMENT AREA

Killara

East Killara

West Pymble

Pymble

Gordon

St Ives

St Ives Chase

South Turramurra

Turramurra

North Turramurra

Warrawee

Wahroonga

Waitara

Hornsby


THURSDAY CENTRAL COAST DELIVERY CATCHMENT AREA- CURRENTLY CLOSED

St Huberts Island

Ettalong

Blackwall

Daleys Point

Davistown

Kincumber South

Kincumber

Saratoga

Yattalunga

Green Point

Erina

Erina Heights

East Gosford

Gosford

West Gosford

Springfield

Point Frederick

Point Clare

Tascott

Wyoming

Umina

Avoca Beach

North Avoca

Woy Woy

Wyong

Wamberal

Matcham

Forresters Beach

Bateau Bay

Shelley Beach

Toowoon Bay

Blue Bay

Long Jetty

The Entrance

Killarney Vale

Tumbi Umbi

Glenning Valley

Terrigal

Berkeley Vale

Chittaway Bay

Chittaway Point

Tuggerah

The Entrance North

Magenta

Norah Head

Canton Beach

Noraville

Toukley

Yarramalong

Kulnura 

 

Please reach out to us if you are near these areas as we are expanding our boundaries

even more each week based on demand so we may just be able to fit you in!

 

All orders placed before 5pm Sunday*, will receive their order that upcoming Wednesday/Thursday dependant on catchment area, for all orders placed after the cutoff time, they will be delivered the following week.

 

*If you have missed our Sunday deadline but you really need your order that week,  please email us and we will do our very best to accommodate your request.

 

We also offer a click & collect service from our Brookvale warehouse on a

Tuesday 9-5pm & Wednesday 9-12pm click here.

Thank you.

For quick Click & Collect orders, at check out simply select the day you would like to collect your order. Click & Collect available from Brookvale Tuesdays - Thursdays (8am- 5pm). You can order up to 5pm the day prior to when you would like to collect your bounty. Please add your estimated pickup time in the 'notes' field during checkout.