We’ve been pretty obsessed with mushrooms since we first started growing them in recycled coffee grounds almost a decade ago. During the years since, we’ve spent a lot of time observing their quirks and getting to know every step of the growing process, and how to make it reliable. Through working with this natural organism so closely, we […]
January is a special time of year for us as we get to see hundreds of photos of your Kitchen Garden mushroom kits that have been grown since Christmas. Take a look at our Instagram, Twitter and Facebook pages to have a gander. We loved watching Valentina’s mushroom updates on her fantastic Instagram page and […]
You’ve been watching your mushrooms grow rapidly for the last few days and start to wonder, when should I actually harvest them? You’re tempted to leave them to see if they keep growing – after all, it is possible to grow really massive mushrooms with our Kitchen Gardens – but you want to eat them […]
With such a short British Asparagus season you really have to make the most of it – and our home grown oyster mushrooms complement their taste and texture perfectly. The oyster mushrooms keep a firmness when cooked in this way and you’ll love the crispness of the asparagus if you can keep it al dente! […]
We love this oyster mushroom recipe from chef Sam Metcalfe. Sam runs the award winning Sam’s of Brighton bistro that serve up exceptional British dishes in Brighton. In fact, Sam’s of Brighton was the first restaurant to serve our mushrooms in March last year – doesn’t time fly! They do a great Sunday lunch and […]
This is a lovely twist on the traditional Oeuf en Meurette dish, using our oyster mushrooms and pumpkin that is in season at the moment. It’s been created for Espresso Mushroom Company by Jean-Christophe Martin of L’Eglise, Hove. If you like the sound of this dish, you’ll love his rich style cuisine.