GroCycle Mushroom Growing Kit Review

As well as involving my children with cooking food that we eat, I also try and show them where their food comes from. We grow herbs on the windowsill, pick blackberries from the hedgerows, grow vegetables in the garden and go strawberry pick. So I of course said yes when GroCycle invited us to review one of their mushroom growing kits.

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Mushroom and Pearl Barley Risotto

Risotto is such a comforting and warming meal but using arborio rice is completely unnecessary as it is quite expensive. I use pearl barley because it is such a cheap grain. In this recipe I used the dried mushrooms I received with my mushroom growing kit from GroCycle.

I have made this before with fresh mushrooms which also tastes just as delicious. This is a great recipe to make in your slow cooker.

Serves 4        Costs 27p per serving


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Mushroom and Noodle Broth

I’m back after a house move! I hope you have all have a good week or so. I have been working on some great new recipes, as well as trying to turn every meal weaning friendly. I have been sent an amazing money saving  product to review which I will let you know about in a few days.

I love Asian food, this recipe is a easy and cheap broth which tastes amazing. I took out some of the noodles and mushrooms, and mashed them a little with a fork for my 9 month old.

Costs: 88p a serving

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