How to recycle your old kitchen (and tackle ‘single-use culture’)

Future of sustainable Materials - Megan Stuart - 'It Has Bean' Cup - Recycled coffee grounds Holder

Please note, we cannot recycle kitchens through Sustainable Kitchens.   Sustainability isn’t just about materials; it’s about processes, too. We’ve always found that donating produces a win:win scenario (we donate our substantial offcuts to the Scrapstore charity, which you can read about here). When you’re considering recycling your old kitchen, take a look at Freecycle […]

#MeatfreeMonday – Roasted Aubergine

#MEATFREEMONDAY – ROASTED AUBERGINE

Roasted aubergine is completely delicious and across the middle east it’s used to create great accompaniments to a main course or served alone with fresh breads. This recipe is so simple and completely worth it. Ingredients 1 aubergine 1 clove of garlic ½ – 1 fresh green chilli ½ a bunch of fresh flat-leaf parsley […]

#MeatfreeMonday: Roasted Carrot Hummus

#MEATFREEMONDAY- ROASTED CARROT HUMMUS

As the season for outdoor nibbles, picnics and BBQs approaches, it’s the perfect moment to learn a few more delicious accompaniments to any alfresco dining. This recipe is both simple and incredible nutritious. Also try playing with the type of vegetable you use, lots of them work to make a delicious hummus. Ingredients Roasted Carrots […]

#MeatfreeMonday – Wild garlic pesto pappardelle

#MEATFREEMONDAY – WILD GARLIC PESTO PAPPARDELLE

It’s official, the season has changed and as we jump into spring with hop in our step we can start to find delicious wonders growing wildly. March is a great month to start picking wild garlic, it will grow throughout spring and its delicious flavours should definitely be harvested and utilised. Today we have a […]

Charity Auction – What a Success

CHARITY AUCTION – WHAT A SUCCESS

We hosted our first and only charity auction on Saturday and it was a massive amount of bidding war fun. A couple of months back we had a workshop move about and soon discovered Sustainable Kitchens is a massive hoarder. We had huge amounts of old stock to clear, as well as scraps of wood […]

#MeatfreeMonday: Mushroom and spinach pancakes

#MEATFREEMONDAY- MUSHROOM AND SPINACH PANCAKES

With Shrove Tuesday just around the corner, this week we’ve dedicated our #MeatfreeMonday recipe to the savoury pancake!! Lemon and sugar may be an all round winner, but why not go for dinner and desert with this indulgent dish. Ingredients For the pancakes 125g/4½oz plain flour or buckwheat flour 1 free-range egg 150ml/5fl oz milk olive oil, […]

#MeatfreeMonday: The Really Hungry Burger

#MEATFREEMONDAY- THE REALLY HUNGRY BURGER

A great vegetarian burger can make such a great meal. Feeling a little bit naughty, it’s completely deceiving because this burger is actually jam packed with goodness, which makes it whole and hearty as well as totally delicious. Thanks to Anna Jones for the recipe. Ingredients MAKES 8 BURGERS olive oil 6 big portobello mushrooms, roughly chopped into […]

#MeatfreeWednesday – Aubergine Dip

#MEATFREEWEDNESDAY – AUBERGINE DIP

Roasted aubergine is completely delicious and across the middle east it’s used to create great accompaniments to a main course or served alone with fresh breads. This recipe is so simple and completely worth it. Found on Jamie Oliver’s website, definitely a good source for a variety of recipes. Ingredients 1 aubergine 1 clove of […]

#MeatfreeMonday: West Coast Beetroot Curry

#MEATFREEMONDAY- WEST COAST BEETROOT CURRY

We’re travelling back to Sri Lanka again this week with The Locals Cookbook. Author and creator Jon Lewin has released this beety recipe from his book – its a perfect way to get creative with our winter veg and is a simply flavoured winner. Curries make such excellent vegetarian / vegan meals and they really are […]

#MeatfreeMonday: Aubergine parmigiana with crispy breadcrumbs

#MEATFREEMONDAY- AUBERGINE PARMIGIANA WITH CRISPY BREADCRUMBS

When aubergines are cooked correctly they can make the most succulent of vegetables. Italian food has forever embraced them and this dish is perfect example of how they can marry perfectly with a tangy, rich tomato sauce to make the most authentic tasting dish. We have to thank the highly famed Mr Oliver for this one. Ingredients […]