Fresh chickpea salad with mushrom turnover and King’s cake – Everyone’s kitchen

That’s it! 2022 is here and the cooking group is back. For this first session of the year we’ve made Mushroom turnover served with a fresh chickpea salad King’s cake (Frangipane) We didn’t have much to harvest for these repices : a bit or rocket and hand full of parsley Fresh chickpea salad Ingredients  1Continue reading “Fresh chickpea salad with mushrom turnover and King’s cake – Everyone’s kitchen”

Festive everyone’s kitchen

We had a great harvest for our last cooking group of the year: Brussel sprouts, Jerusalem artichoke, sweet potatoes, mint, rosemary, sage, parsley, celery Appetizer Pea, lemon & mint toast Beetroot & goat cheese toast Starter Chestnut & butternut squash soup Main Vegetarian wellington served with roasted Brussel sprouts, Jerusalem artichoke, sweet potatoes Dessert CheeseContinue reading “Festive everyone’s kitchen”

Parsnip soup, vegetable stir fry and pear pie – Everyone’s kitchen

We received a big vegetables donation from M&S so we went for a “No Waste Menu”! Spicy roasted parsnip soup Vegetable stir fry with egg noddle/ rice noodle Pear pie Harvest of the day: Coriander Spicy roasted parsnip soup Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp coriander seeds 1 tsp cumin seeds, plus extra toContinue reading “Parsnip soup, vegetable stir fry and pear pie – Everyone’s kitchen”

Quiche (vegetarian and vegan!) and chocolate chips cookies – Everyone’s kitchen

We experimented a few quiche recipes today: Caramelised onion with sundried tomatoes and cheddar quiche Dairy free quiche with sundried tomatoes and caramelised onions Vegan quiche with tofu, tomatoes, spinach and oregano For dessert we had cookies and ice cream! Harvest of the day: oregano Caramelised onion with sundried tomatoes and cheddar Ingredients 25g butterContinue reading “Quiche (vegetarian and vegan!) and chocolate chips cookies – Everyone’s kitchen”

Farzana’s Feast – Everyone’s kitchen

Today we had something different! Farzana showed us how to make an Indian dish: chefs, volunteers and staff enjoyed it so much ! Thanks again for showing us. Menu Chickpea and potato curry served with Jeera rice Baked apple with ice cream Harvest of the day For the curry : coriander, chard, bay leaves Farzana’sContinue reading “Farzana’s Feast – Everyone’s kitchen”

Minestrone soup & carrot cake cupcakes – Everyone’s kitchen

Menu of the day Winter minestrone  Carrot cake cupcake Harvest of the day For the soup: celery, chard, parsley, savoy cabbage, oregano, kale, broccoli leaves For the cupcakes: calendula, borage Winter minestrone soup (x5) Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 2 medium carrots , roughly chopped 1 large red onion , coarsely chopped 1 head ofContinue reading “Minestrone soup & carrot cake cupcakes – Everyone’s kitchen”

Pasta bake & Chocolate and pear cake – Everyone’s kitchen

It is the first week of having 2 cooking groups and we had a great day for that! On the menu Vegetable pasta bake Chocolate pear cake Harvest of the day Side salad: Chives, lettuce, rocket, tomatoes Edible flower: Cornflower, Alyssum for decorating the cake Pasta bake: Pepper, Parsley, organo, thyme Vegetable Pasta bake  IngredientsContinue reading “Pasta bake & Chocolate and pear cake – Everyone’s kitchen”

Pumpkin soup with angry stuffed peppers and witches’ fingers – Everyone’s kitchen

Spooky menu today Pumpkin soup  Witches’ fingers Harvest of the day PumpkinOregano Pumpkin soup Ingredients2 tbsp olive oil2 onions, finely chopped1kg pumpkin or squash (try kabocha), peeled, deseeded and chopped into chunks700ml vegetable stock or chicken stock150ml double cream MethodHeat 2 tbsp olive oil in a large saucepan, then gently cook 2 finely chopped onionsContinue reading “Pumpkin soup with angry stuffed peppers and witches’ fingers – Everyone’s kitchen”

Harvest box #11 – Last box for of the season

This is the last harvest box of the season. It was great to be able to share vegetables grown by our volunteers with you. More to come in 2022! Radicchio, also called the Italian lettuce, can be roasted or used fresh in a salad. So many options to prepare it from “Smoked mackerel loaded leaves”Continue reading “Harvest box #11 – Last box for of the season”

Energy balls and ginger cordial – Everyone’s kitchen

We have chosen 2 recipes for our weekly session: Peanut energy balls Turmeric anti-inflammatory ball (from handmade apothecary) A punchy ginger cordial! That gave us a great energy boost, perfect for the colder season.