Christmas recipe ideas #2: Wreath and truffles! – Everyone’s kitchen

Ho Ho Ho, one week to go! Here are more ideas for your Christmas dinner. Looking for more ideas? Check out Christmas recipe idea’s #1! Made by Everyone’s kitchen groups with love! Savoury Christmas wreathserved with green salad Vegan truffleDIY box Harvest from the garden Spinach and/or chard, parsley, thyme for the wreath. Rocket, lettuceContinue reading “Christmas recipe ideas #2: Wreath and truffles! – Everyone’s kitchen”

Christmas recipe ideas #1 – Everyone’s kitchen

“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!” 🎵 Yes … It is coming soon! At Everyone’s kitchen, the Adult cooking group we have experimented a few recipes! We hope you will try and enjoy them as much as we did. Menu of the day Butternut and chestnut soup served with bread Cinnamon rolls ChristmasContinue reading “Christmas recipe ideas #1 – Everyone’s kitchen”

Alexander and Caroline’s foraged mushroom recipes

Alexander and Caroline have been fantastic assets for the MAXwell Centre and Garden using their foraging skills to help our community identify edible and non edible mushrooms in Tentsmuir Nature Reserve. This is a very special place for them and they have been kind to share their lovely story, experiences and many interesting facts too!Continue reading “Alexander and Caroline’s foraged mushroom recipes”

Bean chilli jacket potato and apple, rhubarb crumble are on the Menu! -Everyone’s kitchen

When we arrived at the garden this morning (03/12/20) everything was white! It was lovely to see the garden covered with crispy frost. That didn’t stop us from enjoying a warm, healthy and home cooked meal! Bean chilli jacket potato served with green salad Apple and rhubarb crumble Harvest of the day: Chilli, parsley, lettuceContinue reading “Bean chilli jacket potato and apple, rhubarb crumble are on the Menu! -Everyone’s kitchen”

Add colours into your cooking: make a curry! Everyone’s kitchen

Photos taken by Urszula, an enthusiastic chef, and Nadege, project worker The days are getting shorter and darker but here is an easy way to brighten them up! Make a lovely curry, easy, economic and with loads of flavour. We had good fun harvesting, experimenting a new recipe with our cooking groups, roasting and plantingContinue reading “Add colours into your cooking: make a curry! Everyone’s kitchen”

Urszula’s pickles and story

Urszula 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”

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”