May 15, 2015

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Posted in Arugula/Roquette, Fennel, Salad, Zucchini




Our Story:
In January 2014, I started a distribution company for vegetables that are not regularly available here in Chennai. The idea was born out of my own frustration of not having access to a regular supply of salads and greens in the local markets. 


The fruits, flowers & vegetables that I offer are all farmed in India. They are 
grown in professionally managed farms, owned by my family, who have been in the business for the last 35 years. Only minimum quantities of approved pesticides are used responsibly whilst growing the vegetables. In other words, we take care to make sure there are no traces of fertilizers or chemicals on the products by the time they are harvested. Wherever appropriate, the produce is washed after harvesting, before packaging and shipping. The produce is also chilled on harvesting which ensures freshness for a longer period.

The vegetables & fruits are packed in standardized  bio-packs, and you will find the size and quantity of each pack mentioned on our website. Today we also sell cut-flowers.

How to Get your Vegetables, Fruits & Flowers:
Order latest by Saturday . Create a profile/account on our website and make your order.

You can place your orders at any time. However, Orders received by the end of the day on Saturday can be picked-up after 4 days i.e. on Thursday.

We deliver home (in Chennai) against a delivery charge.  

Alternatively, you can choose to pick-up your orders on Thursdays from the following pick-up locations in Chennai:

(i) ECR/Neelankarai, (ii) City/Cathedral Road, or (iii) AISC (Drop-Off for School Staff Only)

Pick-up Timings:

a. Between 9:00 am – 10:00 am from ECR/Neelankarai at:

          #6, Casuarina Drive
          
Neelangkarai, ECR.

          Chennai 600 041

b. Between 12:00 pm – 13:30 pm from Cathedral Road in the City:

          #6, Cathedral Road
          c/o Mrs. Stina Vasu
          (Inside TTK Office Compound (Opposite Music Academy)
   
       Chennai 600 086

c. Between 12:30 pm – 13.30 pm at AISC (this service not available presently, as the school is closed)

     (Drop for School Staff Only):

         American International School,
         100 Feet Road, Taramani, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600113
         (At High-School Security - Please leave payment with Security)

Payment Options:
Our payment options are as follows:

  • Cash on Delivery: Please bring/send cash for payment. 
  • Bank Transfer:  Please make your payment to the following bank account by NEFT/RTGS:
    Account Number: 9150 2000 9825 632
    Account Name: Green Goblin
    IFSC Code: UTIB0000676
    Bank Name: Axis Bank Limited, Branch: R A Puram, Chennai

Cooler/Ice Bag during Pick-up & Storage of your Greens:
We recommend that you bring/send a cooler bag/ice bag with ice-packs so that your veggies stay fresh on their way home. Once home, store your greens in the fridge right away. We recommend that you wash the veggies only just before you cook your meal or make your salad.

Retail Outlets:
You can also get some of our vegetables and greens from the following retail outlets in the City:

  • Amma Naana - Contact Sham: 63805 46018
  • Nilgiris, Neelangarai - Contact Harish: 90940 23335

Please contact your nearest store at the numbers above and let them know if there is anything you would like them to get for you. Please note that the prices at these stores may vary from our online prices.

In case you need directions or information, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Yours Sincerely,

Aditi Vasu
aditi@green-goblin.in
Proprietor, 
Green Goblin.

Mob: 87544 80310


Shaved Fennel Salad

If you're using a knife to prep here, do your best to slice things very, very thinly - not quite see through thin, but close

INGREDIENTS: 

1 medium-large zucchini, sliced into paper thin coins
2 small fennel bulbs, trimmed and shaved paper-thin
15 g loosely chopped fresh dill
80 ml fresh lemon juice, plus more if needed
80 ml extra virgin olive oil, plus more if needed
fine grain sea salt
4 or 5 generous handfuls arugula
Honey, if needed
60 g pine nuts, toasted (I used almonds)
60 g feta cheese, crumbled

DIRECTIONS: 

1. Combine the zucchini, fennel and dill in a bowl and toss with the lemon juice, olive oil and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Set aside and marinate for 20 minutes, or up to an hour.
2. When you are ready to serve the salad, put the arugula in a large bowl. Scoop all of the zucchini and fennel onto the arugula, and pour most of the lemon juice dressing on top of that.

3. Toss gently but thoroughly. Taste and adjust with more of the dressing, olive oil, lemon juice, or salt if needed. If the lemons were particularly tart, you may need to counter the pucker-factor by adding a tiny drizzle of honey into the salad at this point. Let your taste buds guide you. Serve topped with pine nuts and feta.

Serves 4 to 6.

Prep time: 10 min

Source:

101 Cookbooks: Heidi Swanson 
http://www.101cookbooks.com/archives/shaved-fennel-salad-recipe.html


Aditi Vasu
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