SUPER-BOOST WINTER SLAW

Super-boost Winter Slaw | HOMEGROWN KITCHEN

It all begins with the humble cabbage. We love all things cruciferous around here – kale (here, here and here), Brussels sprouts, broccoli and cauliflower, but really, the humble cabbage is probably the most under-rated superfood around. It is rarely out-of-season, easy to find and can be used in numerous … Read More

SLOW-ROASTED HAZELNUT MILK

Slow-Roasted Hazelnut Milk | HOMEGROWN KITCHEN

I recently received some humbling feedback from one of my cooking workshop attendees… “Thank you so much for the cooking workshop, Wow I have been buzzing ever since! It was great to be able to meet and talk with you, and fantastic to see the integrity that you approach this … Read More

WILD MUSHROOM & BUCKWHEAT PILAF + Winter Pesto

Wild Mushroom & Buckwheat Pilaf | HOMEGROWN KITCHEN

We have this fabulous little farmers’ market in the middle of the week I attend almost every week without fail. I arrive empty-handed and leave with bags bursting at the seams with an array of produce to compliment what is growing in our garden. Purchasing food straight from the source … Read More

CRAFT / How-to: Hot Water Bottle Cover

Hot Water Bottle Cover by Melissa Wastney | HOMEGROWN KITCHEN

For my second installment of seasonal contributors on Homegrown Kitchen, I have the wonderfully talented Melissa Wastney from tiny happy along to share her tutorial for a Hot Water Bottle Cover – we love snuggling with a hottie on a cold winters night… Enjoy!

PERFECTED ‘ALMOST RAW’ KALE CHIPS

Perfect Kale Chips | HOMEGROWN KITCHEN

She loves making a big batch of kale chips to munch on for afternoon snacks. All I need to do is make sure we have kale leaves harvested (or a big bunch from the market) and turn on the oven. And it won’t be long before my eagerly independent 5-year-old … Read More

PERSIMMON & ROOIBOS TEACAKE

Persimmon & Red Bush Teacake | HOMEGROWN KITCHEN

I love persimmons. Most fruit I can happily miss out on as the children gobble up the fruit bowl. However, when it comes to a sweet and crunchy persimmon, tactics may need to be employed i.e. hiding them in my office. It is the one fruit I specifically go to … Read More