Shakshuka and short bread – Everyone’s kitchen from home #2

#Download recipe below It is great to see how people are playing with flavours, adding or substituting ingredients. Creative cooking it the best to: Discover new dishes Get to know what you like Use all the leftovers and turn them into something yummy and different! On the menu this week Shakshuka and short bread ShakshukaContinue reading “Shakshuka and short bread – Everyone’s kitchen from home #2”

Cheese and garlic scones

by Tess Schulze This recipe never fails to impress anytime I make it. Really, it’s hard to go wrong with fresh garlic and a heap of grated cheese in a bread product! You can also grate in any number of tasty, fresh produce to add an interesting twist. Grated courgette is a gorgeous addition toContinue reading “Cheese and garlic scones”

Everyone’s kitchen from home – Shepherd’s pie and French toast!

#Recipes to download below Everyone’s kitchen, the adult cooking group can’t meet for the moment BUT it doesn’t mean we have to stop cooking and sharing recipes with you. As usual, it is a vegetarian menu using herbs from the garden! The participants received the main ingredients along with a few recipes! So, on topContinue reading “Everyone’s kitchen from home – Shepherd’s pie and French toast!”

Rustic Sponge Cake

by Tess Schulze This is one of my favourite recipes because it is delicious, easy, and so versatile! If you’re bored at home or ever find yourself in a pinch and need a quick cake (who’s never had a cake emergency?), this is the perfect recipe. Baking a cake is basically a delicious science experiment.Continue reading “Rustic Sponge Cake”

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”

Gibby’s Italian Mince with home grown green beans

Gibby has been volunteering twice a week for over a year at the Maxwell garden. He always makes us happy with his cheerful self and is ready to get stuck into any job. Another important fact about Gibby, he never says no to cake! We have interviewed Gibby to find out more about his story,Continue reading “Gibby’s Italian Mince with home grown green beans”

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!”

Manuela’s sunshine recipes from Malaga: porra and ajoblanco

Manuela is our garden mentor at the Maxwell, she plans and coordinates what grows in our community garden and our outreach programme to make sure many different people can enjoy the benefits of growing, learning and creating in a safe and beautiful environment. My journey I arrived to Scotland from Cadiz in 2015 with myContinue reading “Manuela’s sunshine recipes from Malaga: porra and ajoblanco”

Jalal’s edible plants and recipe ideas – from East to West

We have had a lovely chat with Jalal. He has a small allotment at the Maxwell and another at Tayview community gardens. He has been growing a mix of vegetables in these for about 8 years after discovering his passion for gardening. His prize sized produce always gets us all talking about how good heContinue reading “Jalal’s edible plants and recipe ideas – from East to West”

Gisela’s sweetcorn patties

Gisela travelled far and wide before discovering Dundee “I started 5 years ago in New Zealand,  after that Poland  and then Dundee. My brother in law lives here“. She explains how she started volunteering at the Maxwell Centre Community garden: “I met Nadege through a friend. She told me how happy was she helping othersContinue reading “Gisela’s sweetcorn patties”