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”

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! ManuelaContinue reading “Farzana’s Pakoras with Red onion dip.”

Tess’s Pumpkin Pie recipe

This is a photo of me picking wild raspberries from the biggest raspberry bush I have ever laid eyes on with my closest friend, Josie, and my partner, John. 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 fromContinue 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”

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”

We have tried the garden focaccia! EASY and DELICIOUS.

The garden focaccia is a perfect way to go around your garden for herbs, vegetables and edible flowers while enjoying a warm and homemade bread. What to chose in the garden: 0’00” – 1’40” Focaccia recipe 1’40” You will need 700g plain flour 7g active dry yeast (1 sachet) 1tsp salt 450 warm water 1Continue reading “We have tried the garden focaccia! EASY and DELICIOUS.”

EASY MINI CARROT CAKE AND EDIBLE FLOWER

Carrots as well want to be used in baking! This recipe is easy, yummy and you can decorate your mini carrot cake as you wish! Ingredient 2 large eggs 150 g carrots 165 g self-raising flour 135 g brown sugar  150 ml vegetable oil ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 ⅓ tsp ground cinnamon Method Preheat oven 180C Mix together the oil and brown sugar. Add the eggs untilContinue reading “EASY MINI CARROT CAKE AND EDIBLE FLOWER”