These beauties are known as the ‘King of Dates’ and it’s easy to see why. They’re high in fibre and potassium and delicious to eat either as a snack or use in cookery. They make an ideal companion to almonds and hazelnuts in a base for a raw cheesecake, they’re delicious with a cheeseboard or just as a snack with a cup of coffee.
Dates are one of the world’s oldest cultivated fruits and these are grown in Palestine on the fertile soils around the ancient city of Jericho.
These are fairly traded, vegan, free of GMOs and gluten free. They are usually £4.30 for 250g, but for 19th and 20th February, they have the Fab Feb 10% off, which takes them down to £3.87. How can you resist?