MasterChef winner shares Boursin Brussel Sprout Pakora recipe

FoodCycle, Boursin and MasterChef 2018 winner, Kenny Tutt have teamed up to inspire the nation to waste less throughout the festive period. Research reveals that nearly half (48%) of Brits admit to over-buying when stocking up on festive food and drink. Over the festive period, Brits will consume a collective 250 million roast potatoes, 208 […]

Our Very Own FoodCycle Charity T-Shirts!

What better way to support FoodCycle’s mission to strengthen communities across the country than to purchase one of these amazing limited edition t-shirts, designed in collaboration with amazing illustrator and all round design talent Tess Smith-Roberts. Tess’ work revolves around humour, bold shapes, and playful use of colour. Classic still-life paintings, bad dance moves, and […]

Our CEO Mary McGrath MBE Marks International Women’s Day

To mark International Women’s Day on 8th March which asks people around the world to #breakthebias we talk to our CEO Mary McGrath about being a woman in business, her secrets to success and her role models… WHAT DOES BEING A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESSWOMAN MEAN TO YOU? Putting FoodCycle at the heart of everything I do […]

FoodCycle 50 Is Back!

As we race towards 1st April and the start of our second-ever FoodCycle 50 Challenge, we have a natter with some of our brilliant 2021 fundraisers to get some inspirational tips and fruit-based memories… Meet Carly For FoodCycle 50 2021, Head of Marketing Carly Shutes, completed 50 different activities dressed as a strawberry. From taking […]

Tasty Summer Recipes

To celebrate the arrival of summer, we asked our FoodCycle volunteers what they’ve been whipping up in community kitchens across the country… Grape and Raspberry Clafoutis from FoodCycle Benwell   Ingredients  5 eggs   125g melted butter  200g flour  50g caster sugar   ½ pint milk   1tsp vanilla extract  800g grapes and raspberries or any leftover fruit you fancy  Method   […]

Keeping Our Guests and Volunteers Safe

We know that with rising COVID-19 cases there is some nervousness out there.  Under the current guidelines we can continue to run our services and we have processes and policies in place to help keep everyone as safe as possible.  The government has recently made some changes to the restrictions, so we wanted to outline what we have in place at […]

CommuniTEA Baking Recipes

There’s still plenty of time to sign up for our first ever CommuniTEA Party! Taking place from 30th August to 5th September to coincide with Cake Week, we are asking you lovely people to support us by hosting your very own community tea parties and bake sales, to raise vital funds and help us provide […]

National Burger Day Recipe

To celebrate National Burger Day, we asked the team at FoodCycle Felling in Gateshead to share the recipe for this striking Charcoal Bun Veggie Burger. Enjoy! Charcoal Burger Buns Ingredients 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup water 1/2 tbsp honey 113g butter 1/2 egg and use the rest for the eggwash 2 1/4 cup bread flour […]

What Motivates Our FoodCycle Volunteers?

After 18 months of deliveries and collections, we’re delighted to be finally returning to community dining. Sitting down with our guests to share a nutritious meal and great conversation is what FoodCycle is all about.  None of what we do would be possible without our team of hard-working, passionate volunteers, who really believe in what we […]

Meet our FoodCycle Volunteers

Here at FoodCycle, our passionate team of volunteers ensure that every week, people in the community can sit down to eat a hot, nutritious meal while sharing a great conversation with friends.   In order to achieve our goals of connecting local communities, nourishing those that are hungry or in need of, mental health support, inspiring change by promoting sustainability, we need people to help us. Every time a new volunteer signs up, […]

TV’s Jack Thorne is Our New Patron!

We’re happy to announce that Jack Thorne, superstar television and theatre producer is our new FoodCycle Patron! Famous for his midas touch on award-winning television shows like Shameless, Skins, This is England 86’ and the Channel 4’s recent hit, Help starring Killing Eve’s Jodie Comer, Jack is also a passionate advocate for the disabled community […]

Veggie Samosa Recipe from FoodCycle Bristol

When we asked FoodCycle volunteer and cooking extraordinaire Kalisha (check out her foodie adventures cooking around Bristol @kalisha_p) to share her stunning samosa recipe with us, she not only said yes happily, but helpfully drew us a diagram on how to fold them (see below). She also won us over by suggesting cooking an extra […]