Meals During the Festive Period

Where possible FoodCycle will continue to run across the festive period.  All Projects will run every week but some may have to close/pause between 24th December – 4th January.  To make it as easy as possible for you to find a FoodCycle meal, we have listed all the locations that are open during the Christmas […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lockdown Update

With the most recent lockdown announcement, we wanted to reassure you that FoodCycle Projects can, and will, continue to operate.   FoodCycle is a vital service providing food and conversation to thousands of people every week across the country.  As with other takeaway services and with our additional COVID-19 policies and procedures already in place, under the new rules, we can continue to provide much needed food to our communities.  Our number one priority will […]

A Christmas Carol Charity Partner

FoodCycle are delighted to have been chosen as the A Christmas Carol Charity Partner for this year’s production to be live streamed from The Old Vic stage. The Charity Partner scheme would usually collect donations through post-show bucket collections. Unable to fundraise in person, the theatre wants to continue in its commitment to support charities […]

Ben Tish Cookery Class

To coincide with his new project: Sicilia At Home  FoodCycle ambassador, Ben Tish will be hosting a live Sicilian-inspired cookery class with all ticket sales being donated to FoodCycle. The class will take place via zoom at 11am on Saturday 5th December. Ben comments “The event will focus on Sicilian winter comfort food and will […]

Pumpkin recipes

In a poll carried out by charity, Hubbub they predict that 24 million pumpkins carved for Halloween will go to waste.  So in true FoodCycle style we asked FoodCycle staff and volunteers to share their favourite recipes to use up any leftovers. Roast butternut squash and red onion with tahini and za’atar from Anne who […]

#WFD Insta Cookbook

In addition to our amazing raffle this World Food Day, we’re also launching the first Insta Cookbook and we need your help! Whether it’s your warming Japanese ramen or the perfect Jollof rice, we want you to share your favourite dishes from around the world. Upload a picture along with the recipe to your Insta stories tomorrow (Friday 16th […]

What makes a Project Leader?

Each project is run by our lead volunteers called, Project Leaders. Each leader will take on a specific role to ensure the smooth running of their FoodCycle Project. These people are committed and want to make a positive change within their community, they take ownership of their project and make decisions about the day-to-day running […]

#WorldFoodDay Meet the Chef: Melissa Hemsley

To mark World Food Day, we’re giving you a chance to win your own bespoke cooking class from a renowned chef, Melissa Hemsley. To win, just enter our raffle here. Today the spotlight is on the great Melissa Hemsley! A LITTLE ABOUT MELISSA Melissa grew up with her mother’s waste-free approach to cooking, reinventing leftovers […]

#WorldFoodDay Meet the Chef: Monica Haldar

As part of our World Food Day Raffle, we’re giving you the chance to win a private cooking masterclass from one of our talented chefs!  This week is National Curry Week, and what better chef to introduce first, than the amazing Indian food connoisseur Monica Haldar. A LITTLE ABOUT MONICA Founder of the critically acclaimed […]