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Don’t feel like braving the shops during lockdown? Luckily you can still have groceries delivered to your door in the form of meal kits and ingredient boxes, or using an online shopping app.

Here are some options that have been given the “essential services” green light by the government:

MEAL KITS
Fast gaining popularity, meal kit services provide a choice of delicious recipes along with all the ingredients you’ll need to make each dish. Everything arrives pre-portioned and ready to cook, so there’s no fuss or waste.

UCOOK
UCook is a subscription-based meal kit service that offers a choice of 12 delicious recipes each week, divided into categories like “easy-peasy” and “health nut”. You can chose to have kits for two, three or four meals delivered. Each dish comes in various serving sizes.

The current menu features the likes of sunset roast chicken with fresh orange and organic pomegranate gems, beef and chorizo ragu with linguine and basil-infused soft cheese, and much more.

How much? Prices start from R265 per week (two vegetarian meal kits for one), and vary depending on the menu chosen as well as the number of dishes and serving sizes selected.

Where do they deliver? Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban and surrounding areas.

How to order? Visit ucook.co.za

DAILY DISH
Much the same as UCook, Daily Dish allows customers to choose recipes from a range of menus including kid-friendly “family”, “express” (meal that can be made in 30 minutes or less), “carb-conscious”, “vegetarian” and “fitness”.

Current dishes on the menu include sticky chicken tenders for the kids, beef keftedes for the carb-conscious, and crunchy roast summer roots for vegetarians.

How much? Prices start from R425 per week (three express or carb-concious meal kits for one), and vary depending on the menu chosen as well as the number of dishes and serving sizes selected.

Where do they deliver? Select suburbs in Gauteng and the Western Cape.

INGREDIENT BOXES

It’s all about quality fresh produce and grocery staples with these ingredient boxes. While not geared towards specific recipes, they allow you to stock up on essentials for day-to-day cooking.

URBAN FOODS

This fresh produce supplier, which usually supplies many a restaurant, have a home delivery service too. They have an ever-changing selection of fresh fruit, vegetables, meats, nuts and deli items for sale — check the daily order form to see what’s available. They now offer a 24-hour delivery window from the time you place your order.

How much? A minimum order of R500.

Where do they deliver? Gauteng

How to order? Visit urbanfoods.co.za. Urban Foods is not as tech-savvy as some other delivery services, so you’ll need to manually fill in an order form (find it here) and e-mail it through to them together with proof of payment in order for a delivery to take place.

MUNCHING MONGOOSE

This is a subscription-based service with a difference: Munching Mongoose specialises in locally-sourced, organically-farmed, ethically-produced and artisanal goods. They offer an array of different-sized bags and boxes of ingredients, which are delivered on a weekly basis.

What’s in each delivery will vary slightly from week to week, depending on what’s in season, but each one generally includes staples like milk, eggs, cheese, fruit and vegetables. You can customise your order to suit your preferences, or add on additional items.

How much? Prices start from R445 for a mini-bag (enough for two people).

Where do they deliver? Johannesburg and surrounds.

How to order? Visit munchingmongoose.co.za

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