At Heirloom Potager, we follow a simple philosophy to use fresh ingredients with pantry staples and a few classic recipes that enhance the best of the season. Follow our easy approach to creating delicious salad without fuss. We consider proteins as an additional item that can be added to enhance any salad, but it shouldn’t be the focus.
Herb roasted garlic pairs with Yotam Ottolenghi's lemon paste for a savory combination on the classic hummus dip. The bright and concentrated flavor of the lemon paste elevates the hummus for a mouth-watering combination that is best served with fresh herbs and warm flatbread.
Over the past few years we here at Heirloom Potager have noticed a lot more people raising their own chickens. You may have seen a small flock roaming a garden in your neighborhood, stumbled across an urban farming account on social media, or have hipster friends who make their own pickles and have added chickens to their yard, and wondered why would someone want to own chickens. Some people may want fresh eggs at home, others may even like to raise their own meat, but from a gardener's perspective, here are the reasons we love having chickens in our yard.
Fresh sweet shelling peas picked straight off the vine bring an earthy green freshness to hummus. Seasoned with fresh dill, lemon, and a small garlic clove, this hummus brings out the subtle flavors of spring (which comes early in Southern California). Since we plant peas for the spring and fall seasons, this is a favorite hummus version throughout the cool seasons.
Full of savory notes, Roasted Sweet Potato hummus will have your mouth humming from roasting with thyme and rosemary, and bursts of sweet maple syrup and cinnamon mixed with the bright notes of cardamom. Serve with warm flat breads and apple slices for a most decadent dish.
It takes a conscious effort and a bit of work to make a better tomorrow. As consumers, we have the opportunity to vote every day with our dollars. We can choose to support small business owners and makers; buy from companies that do more than pad their bottom lines; and we can find ways to shorten supply chains. Learn more about the steps Heirloom Potager is taking to earn our B Corp certification.
Mushroom hummus seasoned with thyme and rosemary is a cool seasonal treat with an earthy richness. This hummus pairs well with fresh veggies, runny eggs, and of course, warm flat breads.
With the introduction of CA Senate bill 1383, it's time to start composting. The good news is that the Heirloom Potager team is here to help you set up the best composting solution.