Brighten up your day by making a candle

#Video below Children should be supervised at all time for this activity. For making candles, nothing easier. You will need A container: old packaging cut a the desired size and shape, or a jar, or a tea cup Wax: soya wax, beeswax or old candles Wick: toilet paper leaf twisted VERY tight Smell: natural suchContinue reading “Brighten up your day by making a candle”

Create your own Kokedama! Kokeda-what?

#Video belowIn this activity you are going to learn how to make a Kokedama. It is a Japanese technique to hang plants using moss, twine and soil. It is a bit messy so even if you want to do a kokedama for an indoor plant, try to be outside! You need:-A plant (indoor or outdoor)-Moss.Continue reading “Create your own Kokedama! Kokeda-what?”

King cake: who will be the King/Queen today? – Recipe

In France, to celebrate the Epiphany and the arrival of the Three Wisemen, people get together and “draw the king”. La Galette des rois, the King cake, is easy to make and will please everyone around the table. Don’t worry, there is no need to be a believer to enjoy this frangipane cake and putContinue reading “King cake: who will be the King/Queen today? – Recipe”

Try Nadege’s Red pepper mousse recipe!

Nadege is our Garden assistant and Everyone’s kitchen project worker. She supports the Garden mentor and runs cooking sessions using produces from the garden! Planting and eating go side by side! She is sharing today a French recipe from her parents: The red pepper mousse. MY SCOTTISH JOURNEY “I came to Dundee to be aContinue reading “Try Nadege’s Red pepper mousse recipe!”

Christmas recipe ideas #2: Wreath and truffles! – Everyone’s kitchen

Ho Ho Ho, one week to go! Here are more ideas for your Christmas dinner. Looking for more ideas? Check out Christmas recipe idea’s #1! Made by Everyone’s kitchen groups with love! Savoury Christmas wreathserved with green salad Vegan truffleDIY box Harvest from the garden Spinach and/or chard, parsley, thyme for the wreath. Rocket, lettuceContinue reading “Christmas recipe ideas #2: Wreath and truffles! – Everyone’s kitchen”

Christmas recipe ideas #1 – Everyone’s kitchen

“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!” 🎵 Yes … It is coming soon! At Everyone’s kitchen, the Adult cooking group we have experimented a few recipes! We hope you will try and enjoy them as much as we did. Menu of the day Butternut and chestnut soup served with bread Cinnamon rolls ChristmasContinue reading “Christmas recipe ideas #1 – Everyone’s kitchen”

Bean chilli jacket potato and apple, rhubarb crumble are on the Menu! -Everyone’s kitchen

When we arrived at the garden this morning (03/12/20) everything was white! It was lovely to see the garden covered with crispy frost. That didn’t stop us from enjoying a warm, healthy and home cooked meal! Bean chilli jacket potato served with green salad Apple and rhubarb crumble Harvest of the day: Chilli, parsley, lettuceContinue reading “Bean chilli jacket potato and apple, rhubarb crumble are on the Menu! -Everyone’s kitchen”

Add colours into your cooking: make a curry! Everyone’s kitchen

Photos taken by Urszula, an enthusiastic chef, and Nadege, project worker The days are getting shorter and darker but here is an easy way to brighten them up! Make a lovely curry, easy, economic and with loads of flavour. We had good fun harvesting, experimenting a new recipe with our cooking groups, roasting and plantingContinue reading “Add colours into your cooking: make a curry! Everyone’s kitchen”

Don’t know what to cook on a rainy day? Everyone’s kitchen to the rescue!

Today the weather wasn’t good enough to have to barbecue set up outside but we still had a great (warm) session full of colours and vegetables! Want to join the cooking group? See contact below! Today’s menu was Spring rolls with edible flowers (see our previous blogpost!) Served with coleslaw Energy balls Coleslaw We harvestedContinue reading “Don’t know what to cook on a rainy day? Everyone’s kitchen to the rescue!”

It’s pizza time – Everyone’s kitchen

Today we had an interesting experiment at the cooking group: cooking pizza on a barbeque. Well, you know what? It worked! Today’s menu was Pizza with roasted aubergine and homemade tomato sauce Served with green salad of the garden Roasted fruits with vanilla. 3 main tasks: marinating the aubergines, preparing the tomato sauce and makingContinue reading “It’s pizza time – Everyone’s kitchen”