Home Grown Recipes
Berries from the magical Hawthorn tree are one of autumn’s most delicious yet underrated fruits! The small bunches of ruby red berries are ready to be picked when they are a deep, cherry red and firm but springy to the touch. Take a look at one of our favourite recipes using these delicious berries - perfect as an accompaniment to your Sunday roast!
If you’re anything like us, stuffing is so popular at the dinner table that you’ll be making double quantity…but we’re not complaining! Why not try something deliciously special and raise your stuffing standards? We’ve come up with a recipe that uses ingredients harvested from your Hazel tree and is truly a feast for the senses! It’s also vegetarian and vegan friendly, so everyone around the table can enjoy it!
There’s nothing like the beauty of an apple tree, however, sometimes the long-awaited, abundant harvest can be a little overwhelming! When it comes to our native Wild Apple (or ‘crabapple’) large harvests can be especially daunting to deal with as they are different to the commercial apples we see in the supermarket - wild apples are smaller, sharper and softer than their modern cousins. Read our blog for our favourite ways to make the most of your apple crop this autumn.
A native of Africa, the Coffee arabica tree is known to produce some of the highest quality coffee in the world. The Coffee tree is very easy to grow and makes a great indoor tree as it can thrive in places with low-level lighting. The Coffee tree’s intensely white, fragrant flowers will blossom in spring and then the ruby-red coffee 'cherries' begin to ripen in summer. Read our blog to find out how you can grow your own coffee.
When the hard weather hits there’s nothing like a cocktail to warm us. And while you may think that your garden is empty of nature’s treats in winter – take a moment and think again! The fabulous Spruce tree stands strong and green even through our darkest months, so why not take a few sprigs to make something extra special this weekend?
We’re all familiar with the Elder tree’s glorious creamy blossom in midsummer, but did you know that the Elder’s berry harvest is not only edible, but completely delicious? Check out our guide on how to make the most luxuriously divine, super-nutritious Elderberry jelly to enjoy through the coming winter months.
Olives are ready to harvest from your tree from late autumn. So what's the difference between green and black olives? Well, they are exactly the same fruit, it's just black olives have been picked when they are riper than the green ones. There are many ways to cure olives, see how on our blog
The lush, tendrilling Grapevine has a long, rich history, steeped in magic, mystery, and most importantly…mouth watering fruits! We all know about Bacchus’s love of wine, and it’s no secret that Dionysis was partial to a glass or two… but who knew us mere mortals could make delicious wine in the comfort of our own homes?
The Rowan tree is a gorgeous deciduous tree with soft leaves and creamy-white flowers that blossom every spring. It's masses of bright red berries appear in autumn and make delicious jelly! The jelly can be enjoyed as part of a breakfast treat, served with lamb, venison, or in a casserole. Whatever way you like it, it's undeniably good and packed with Vitamin C.
Beautiful, fleshy rosehips from the Wild Rose tree line our hedgerows. But did you know these little berries are loaded with Vitamin C and make a delicious marmalade?? Find out how to make a nutrition packed rosehip marmalade on our blog post #superfood #wildfood #nature #blog #plantbased
The Myrtle tree has an abundance of dainty, aromatic leaves all year. The Myrtle tree’s edible blueberries ripen in autumn and are treasured for their delicious spicy-sweet flavour. Traditionally, the berries are steeped in alcohol to make the delicious liqueur, Mirto. Read on to find out how to make your own Mirto!