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Elliott Lidstone cooks with Yorkshire Forced Rhubarb

“Start small, dream big, throw caution to the wind” From the Box-E website   Box-E is an 18 seater restaurant in a converted shipping container at Wapping Wharf in Bristol that opened in October 2016. It is owned and run […]

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Quinces

Everything you ever wanted to know about quinces in under two and a half minutes.  

Total Bristol’s Apple Day Big Breakfast

Down at Total Bristol we decided the best way to celebrate Apple Day was to throw one of our legendary Big Breakfasts to raise funds for our good friends at The Nicola Corey Support Foundation. Local legend Adrian Kirikmaa & […]

Total Bristol – Crumbs Awards Food Supplier Of The Year

What a great night! The first Crumbs Award Night was a huge success in a fabulous venue. Thanks to the Crumbs team for putting on an amazing show. We were delighted to be nominated in the Food Supplier category among […]

What Are Coco De Paimpol?

Coco De Paimpol are arguably the most delicious of all the fresh or semi-dried beans, what the Americans call a shelling bean. The beans have an unusually thin skin and a very creamy flesh that our grower chum Philippe describes […]

Cooking With Squashes – Romy Gill MBE

Romy Gill’s food may be Indian but at her restaurant in Thornbury it’s local produce that’s mostly on the menu. In this video Romy is cooking with Crown Prince squash grown by Phil Collins at his farm in Bromham, less than twenty miles […]

What Are Cobnuts?

Cobnuts, a national culinary treasure, are in season now but what exactly are they? Everything you ever wanted to know about cobnuts, and probably a bit more, in under 2 mins.   A big thank you to our friend Russell […]

FPC Foodservice Supplier Of The Year 2017

    Congratulations go to Total Produce for coordinating a strong customer focused network of local depots. Nigel Jenney, Chief Executive, Fresh Produce Consortium     Recognition from your peers is a wonderful thing so we are absolutely thrilled to […]

Bristol Fruit Market Centenary

Bristol Fruit Market is 100 years old. Here’s some video highlights from the Birthday Breakfast. We were also celebrating the launch of the market’s terrific new website at Huge thanks to Rebecca Noakes for letting us use some of […]

Elliott Lidstone Cooks New Cross Asparagus

Box-E is an 18 seater restaurant owned and run by Tess and Elliott Lidstone. It is housed in two shipping containers in Bristol’s Wapping Wharf. Box-E opened in late 2016 and rapidly established itself as one of Bristol’s very best. […]

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