Wonderful Winter Trail at the Maxwell Centre garden

Hello All! We have some very exciting news, the Maxwell Centre has teamed up with local Dundee enterprise How It Felt to bring you an installation filled with childlike wonder with inspiration from the Garden! This has been funded by the Dundee City Council – Festive Celebrations Grant Scheme. Throughout November and December and withContinue reading “Wonderful Winter Trail at the Maxwell Centre garden”

Urszula’s pickles and story

Ursula is in love with the colours and flavours of our Maxwell garden! When she found out about our free weekly harvest boxes she became a regular. Here is Urszula’s story and the recipes for the pickles she loves making. Urszula arrived from Poland to Dundee 11 years ago. She promised her grandson Jacob whoContinue reading “Urszula’s pickles and story”

Winter minestrone soup on the barbeque – Everyone’s kitchen

Autumn is a perfect time to enjoy cabbages, kales and other green vegetables! Today we have decided to make a Winter Minestrone and coconut macaroons. Even if we enjoyed them, we still need to master our coconut macaroons recipe as it was too crumbly! We have been harvesting quite a lot for this session: Rosemary,Continue reading “Winter minestrone soup on the barbeque – Everyone’s kitchen”

Farzana’s Pakoras with Red onion dip

Farzana has been a volunteer with the Maxwell Centre for years, she has been great at helping out with our cooking groups and has now also got into learning how to grow her own vegetable at home. She has been the one behind making all your beautiful edible flower posies for the harvest boxes! INGREDIENTSContinue reading “Farzana’s Pakoras with Red onion dip”

Tess’s Pumpkin Pie recipe

Tess is an amazing baker, she surprised us with lovely baked goodies for staff and volunteers when she came to pick up her harvest boxes from our Maxwell Centre community garden. We had the chance to meet her properly at our harvest tour in the garden and she shared this lovely and very seasonal recipeContinue reading “Tess’s Pumpkin Pie recipe”

Ready for a spooky menu? Everyone’s kitchen

What a great sunny day to have our Halloween menu! Menu of the day Pumpkin’s head served with blood soaked rice  Gooey brains on a stick served with the witch’s brew Recipes Stuffed pumpkin served with beetroot rice The trick to make quick stuffed small pumpkins is to boil them for at least 10 min.  OnceContinue reading “Ready for a spooky menu? Everyone’s kitchen”

Fancy a healthy snack easy and fun to make? Spring rolls are a great choice.

It was a rainy cooking group so we have decided to take it inside and give the barbeque a rest! Spring rolls are a great healthy snack, easy to make and it will please everyone! It can be gluten free, plant-based, soya free, pescatarian… Choose what to put inside and experiment! For this cooking sessionContinue reading “Fancy a healthy snack easy and fun to make? Spring rolls are a great choice.”

What’s for lunch today? Everyone’s kitchen 23/10

Between the rain and the sun, we didn’t know where to cook today! But we ended up having a great time and here are some recipes we are sharing we you. From the garden we have used: tomatoes, lettuce, thyme and parsley! Menu of the day Baked cauliflower burger with roasted peppers served with bruntContinue reading “What’s for lunch today? Everyone’s kitchen 23/10”

The last harvest box of the year!

(See more pictures at the end of the post) So the last harvest boxes of the year are going out today, 100 different households have enjoyed at least one of these 250 boxes which have included more than 60 different vegetables, herbs, fruits and edible flowers. Our aim was to get you to try fresh,Continue reading “The last harvest box of the year!”

Everyone’s kitchen – The Adult cooking group

Setting up an extra day for the cooking group you said? Sure! On top of Fridays, we are so happy to offer you another chance to join this group on Thursdays from 11pm to 1pm. (Free, booking essential) It is exciting to get together, to harvest vegetables, fruits and herbs from the garden that weContinue reading “Everyone’s kitchen – The Adult cooking group”