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