I was at my local supermarket the other day and I got a nice surprise. As soon as I entered the store I saw strawberries on display – for only 50 cents a punnet. That’s bargain prices!
Of course I stocked my trolley with a few punnets. But I also wonder about the farmer who grew these strawberries, and how much the supermarket has paid the farmer for the strawberries? Supermarkets have a history of undercutting producers….
I love strawberries – they are simply delicious and so good for you. Packed full of vitamin C, fibre and antioxidants, they are nutrient dense and also low in natural sugars.
When I got home, I just had to make something with strawberries in it. This is how this White Chocolate and Strawberry Tart recipe came about: