Good from Scratch

Michael’s food philosophy is around cooking food from harvested from your garden, or from locally sourced, seasonal produce, which is ultimately tastier, and better for you.

One of the reasons Michael loves lifestyle block living is the ability to cook with what comes out of his garden. Here's a few of Michael's recipes to help you get started on your own 'paddock to plate' journey.

Summer tips for your garden

Having a lifestyle block means you can grow with the seasons and have great-tasting produce all year round.

Michael has great advice on how to set up and plant Summer vegetables for delicious, fresh dishes like Pad Thai and grilled fish.

Find out more about getting the most of your gardens this Summer

Michael Van de Elzen planting seeds in a raised garden bed