Harvest box #6 – Green, green and more green!

Remember: When drinking herbal tea or eating edible flowers always check the risks associated with it. Vulnerable people, elderly, children or pregnant women should avoid using some of them. All produce are pesticide free and may contain some intruders. 🐌Always wash your veg before using. NEXT HARVEST BOX 4/07 (orders on the 3/07) In one of theContinue reading “Harvest box #6 – Green, green and more green!”

French touch in the kitchen – Everyone’s kitchen

Menu  Pissaladière (onion tart) served with Niçoise salad Quick Madeleine Harvest of the day For the pissaladière: thyme, chives flowers For the salad: chives, parsley, calendula petals, broad beans, radish Madeleine: calendula petals, rose petals Pissaladière (onion and anchovy tart) (x4) Ingredients Onions, 6 sliced  Olive oil, 4 tbsp Black olives, 1 jar Thyme, 1Continue reading “French touch in the kitchen – Everyone’s kitchen”

Bulgur salad with wraps & Chocolate pudding with crystallised rose petal – Everyone’s kitchen

Bulgur salad with roasted sweet potato and wraps  Chocolate pudding (with secret ingredient)  & Crystallised rose petals  Harvest of the day For the bulgur: mint, chives, parsley, red onion For the wrap: rocket, lettuce, calendula and Californian poppy flowers For the crystallised petals: rose  Bulgur salad Ingredients 2 sweet potatoes 1 teaspoon ground cumin 5Continue reading “Bulgur salad with wraps & Chocolate pudding with crystallised rose petal – Everyone’s kitchen”

Can you smell Razia’s delight? -Everyone’s kitchen

Menu Pilau Rice with Mung daal with Tuna Kabab Apple turnovers  Harvest of the day: coriander, chives, bay leaves Pilau Rice with Mung daal Ingredients Rice 500g Mung daal 250g 1 medium onion 1 cup of butter  Ginger/ garlic paste 1 teaspoon each. Bay leaves 2 Cinamon small pieces  Cardamom 4 Cloves 4/5 Method First,Continue reading “Can you smell Razia’s delight? -Everyone’s kitchen”

Harvest box 2022 #3 – Recipe ideas

This week’s harvest box contains a few new things! Californian poppy (bright orange flowers) are so colourful ! Their petals can be used in salad or included in dessert recipes like this Calendula or Californian poppy and thyme shortbread One broad bean! It is not much indeed but we wanted to share with you ourContinue reading “Harvest box 2022 #3 – Recipe ideas”

Naïma’s Harira soup & apple Crumble – everyone’s kitchen

Today Naïma, one of our volunteer joined the cooking group to show us how to make Moroccan soup (Harira). It was delicious! We also did some harvesting for a side salad: dandelion leaves, mizuna, lettuce, claytonia and wild garlic! She also showed us how to make a proper Moroccan mint tea! Thank you so muchContinue reading “Naïma’s Harira soup & apple Crumble – everyone’s kitchen”

Spanakopita and Pineapple upside-down cake

Spring is here: flowers are blooming, sun is shining and frogs are croaking Spanakopita with side salad from the garden Pineapple upside-down cake Harvest of the day: parsley, lettuce leaves, mizuna, chives, wild garlic Spanakopita (Crispy Greek-style pie) – serves 4 Ingredients 200g bag spinach leaves 175g jar sundried tomato in oil 100g feta cheese,Continue reading “Spanakopita and Pineapple upside-down cake”

Connecting communities with nature: resources

Manuela ran a short workshop last week in collaboration with the Scottish Eden Project Communities on Re-connecting our communities with nature. Here are some of the resources she shared: 1.NATURE FEELS GOOD/ CONECTEDNESS TO NATURE Online nature conectedness test Nature connectedness has been researched since the 2000s, it measures our emotional relationship with nature. ThisContinue reading “Connecting communities with nature: resources”

Harvest box #7 – Recipe ideas

Lots of different kind of legumes in this box: Yellow beans, runner beans, broad beans and peas. The yellow beans have been grown by the kids and harvested by Jessica! Well done. For the first time this year, your harvest box has yellow beans! Nice recipe with dill and parsley: yellow beans with dill andContinue reading “Harvest box #7 – Recipe ideas”

Harvest box #5 – recipe ideas

Harvest box is back this week with some novelties! Try a detox smoothie with your coriander and kale! Don’t forget to add your radish leaves, it is never too green! For your salad of the day, you have some lettuce, rocket and rocket flowers. Look how the flowers are delicate! They look like wings! UseContinue reading “Harvest box #5 – recipe ideas”