Grown & Gathered - Cookbook Giveaway

Grown & Gathered: Traditional Living Made Modern by Matt and Lentil Purbrick shares the couple's growing, gathering, preserving and cooking secrets. It is a guide to traditional skills in a modern world whether you have acres of land or a few potted herbs on a balcony. 

Included in this title are over 100 delicious, creative wholefood recpes from Matt and Lentil's seasonal, regional diet. Make your own cultured butter, feta and sourdough starter; bake a fresh loaf of sourdough bread; fry up some sourdough crumpets; and ferment traditional dill pickles, kimchi, sauerkraut and natural wine. 

The Grown & Gathered blog is a wonderful source for more information on Matt and Lentil along with samplings of the types of recipes they create.  

If you believe in living thoughtfully, knowing where your food comes from and prioritising health, food, family, friends and fun, then this book is for you.

We are pleased to offer two copies of this title - one copy to a member in New Zealand, one copy to a member in Australia. 

One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post:

What recipe in the index would you try first?

Please note that you must be logged into the Rafflecopter contest before posting or your entry won't be counted. If you are not already a Member, you can join at no cost. The contest ends at midnight on April 7th, 2017

Be sure to check your email spam folders for email notifications or check back on this post on the for the names of the winners.



  • GillB  on  3/7/2017 at 11:51 AM

    I would love to try the sour dough culture and associated recipes

  • debkellie  on  3/7/2017 at 2:43 PM

    Spiced pumpkin, cookie & cacao ice cream - we have 5 home grown Kent pumpkins almost ready to harvest

  • sarahawker  on  3/7/2017 at 3:25 PM

    Tonic, actually sounds delicious.

  • Bridie  on  3/7/2017 at 4:35 PM

    I love the look of their Authentic chai and it suits the current weather here

  • obbigttam  on  3/7/2017 at 5:48 PM

    Sourdough culture would be the one, as great bread can go with basically anything you make after (household cost saver too making your own).

  • madelainelc  on  3/7/2017 at 10:01 PM

    I'm intrigued by the life-changing sourdough crumpets

  • jemans  on  3/8/2017 at 4:40 PM

    Oh, the sourdough pasta! I have never had such pasta before, it sounds perfect!

  • Karla123  on  3/9/2017 at 9:05 AM

    I would love to make "ultimate dill pickles" with my garden-grown pickling cukes.

  • ktwalla  on  3/13/2017 at 2:32 PM

    I'd definitely start with the rillettes!

  • DulcieD  on  3/13/2017 at 3:40 PM

    I will go for any of of the fermented or pickeld recipies but the bous 9 & 7 spotted the Spiced Pumpkin and Cookie ice cream ...................

  • monique.potel  on  3/14/2017 at 1:13 PM

  • MeganGarcia  on  3/16/2017 at 2:48 PM

    Anything sourdough, as I run out of stuff to do with my starter sometimes. My husband loves cold brew, so probably that one. Eggs and beans are right up his alley too. And, anything with tomatoes, because I love growing them.

  • RSW  on  3/17/2017 at 8:54 AM

    Sourdough pastas

  • grussellt  on  3/17/2017 at 3:16 PM

    Soured wholegrain pizza bases. I'm always after new pizza recipes to try

  • fiarose  on  3/17/2017 at 3:49 PM

    i love anything sourdough, those sourdough buckwheat crepes sound awesome! anything fermented, really--mm, honey ginger beer, too. pear and eggplant pickles?! and savory breakfast is the way to go in my book, i love the idea of greens and kimchi pancakes. oh man, miso eggplant. wild duck ramen. carrot crepes. i need this book.

  • permie_girl  on  3/17/2017 at 4:45 PM

    Greens & kimchi pancakes sound amazing but there are soooo many recipes I just have to make!

  • Eha  on  3/17/2017 at 6:31 PM

    Originally North European born all of the pickled and fermented recipes hold great interest :)

  • s2olivias2  on  3/17/2017 at 6:53 PM

    I'd love to try the honey, fig, bacon, and zucchini pizzas!

  • jessh  on  3/17/2017 at 8:07 PM

    I would love to make the 'Feta, our way' recipe first!

  • luccio  on  3/17/2017 at 9:53 PM

    Spiced Apricot Jam - I'd been wondering if it was possible to make jam without sugar...

  • pennyvr  on  3/17/2017 at 10:51 PM

    I want to try the no-bake muesli bars as they look to be full of nutrients and good oils for a vegetarian diet.

  • ChefYvonne  on  3/18/2017 at 9:12 PM

    Spiced apricot jam, love the idea of jam making with minimal sugar.

  • joslovescooking  on  3/19/2017 at 7:33 AM

    No-bake muesli bars - always looking for different recipes and can't wait to give these a go

  • jill.muench  on  3/19/2017 at 2:19 PM

    I would love to try the sourdough recipe

  • GregH  on  3/19/2017 at 4:25 PM

    Basic soured polenta

  • hippiechick1955  on  3/19/2017 at 6:36 PM

    I'd make Vegetable & Lentil Shepard's Pie and Polenta Chips. Shepard's Pie is my all time favorite meal.

  • Cattyb  on  3/20/2017 at 1:40 AM

    I would love to have a go at making Paneer! I've made labneh before but never tried Paneer.

  • niniacedo  on  3/21/2017 at 9:34 AM

    The Apricot & cacao nib smoothie

  • Cati  on  3/22/2017 at 2:17 PM

    I will make the sourdough pasta.

  • edyenicole  on  3/25/2017 at 9:04 PM

    I'd make sourdough cultures.

  • JenJoLa  on  3/29/2017 at 12:14 PM

    I would have to try the Apricot & cacao nib smoothie.

  • moniquelr  on  3/29/2017 at 11:57 PM

    Pear and eggplant kasundi

  • goldenpudding  on  3/30/2017 at 6:42 AM

    sourdough pasta

  • jd5761  on  3/30/2017 at 10:05 PM

    sourdough pasta sounds really interesting

  • Katiefayhutson  on  3/31/2017 at 12:25 PM

    Gluten free sourdough starter

  • Ingridemery  on  4/1/2017 at 6:11 AM

    I'd like to try the mustard recipe - I've made my own mustard before but this looks like a great combination of flavours

  • abaayens  on  4/2/2017 at 12:00 AM

    no bake muesli bars for sure. love a healthy work snack

  • imjammin2  on  4/2/2017 at 8:17 PM

    Mustard, carrots, cauliflower & lentils

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