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”

Harvest box #10

Broccoli leaves avec just a nice colour and they are massive! they can be added to a soup or made into a skillet dinner. Use your tasty cherry tomatoes for bake a savoury muffins: bacon, cheese and tomato muffins! Throw some chives in it for more taste and colour! Sautéed with more vegetables, turned intoContinue reading “Harvest box #10”

Harvest box #9

We need to make the most of the last tomatoes of the season. Wash your mixed salad leaves and tomatoes, chopped the chives and enjoy your fresh salad. With this cold weather, what’s best than a soup? Root vegetables soup with some herbs on top is all you need. Use the leeks, potatoes, other vegetablesContinue reading “Harvest box #9”

Mini pizza and berry clafoutis – Everyone’s kitchen

Menu  Small pizza with side salad Berry clafoutis Harvest of the day Pizza: Courgette, parsley, edibles flowers, coriander, thyme or oregano For the side salad: tomato, chives, rocket, lettuce Pesto: rocket Cake: Currants Pizza dough  Ingredients: for 8 small pizzas 450g white bread flour 7g sachet yeast 2 tbsp olive oil 300ml warm water MethodContinue reading “Mini pizza and berry clafoutis – Everyone’s kitchen”

Harvest box #6- recipe ideas

What a pleasure to have The Beechgrove garden filming at the Centre today! Novelty in your boxes: gooseberry and potatoes! For a change, use your rocket to make a yummy pesto to spread on a bruschetta or on your pasta! Try the tomato basil Gnocchi soup! Use the sweet basil, potato and enjoy this unusualContinue reading “Harvest box #6- recipe ideas”