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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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   […]

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 […]

FoodCycle 50 Fuel Recipes

Braised courgettes with tomato, fenugreek, sheep’s cheese and migas from Ben Tish “I’ve been working with FoodCycle for many years on various projects and i can’t think of a harder working charity that’s in tune with very real and current issues in the UK. I’m a chef so foods at my heart and if I […]

National Sandwich Week Recipes

To mark National Sandwich Week from 15th-22nd May, we asked members of the FoodCycle family to share their top vegetarian sandwich tips. The results were not only packed full of goodness but predictably innovative – get a slice of the best suggestions below! Most Nostalgic Sandwich Story As a child, we had party sandwiches with […]

FoodCycle Christmas Recipes

Many of our FoodCycle projects will be serving up tasty and nutritious three-course meals across the festive period, ensuring that communities across the UK have access to free hot food this December. To spread a little joy and culinary inspiration, we asked FoodCycle volunteers to share their favourite festive recipes. (Homegrown) Jerusalem Artichoke Soup from […]

FoodCycle Recipes For National Homemade Soup Day

According to WRAP, the UK wastes an estimated 9.5 million tonnes of food per year which translates to over £19 billion pounds worth of potential ingredients just thrown in the bin. At FoodCycle we are passionate about increasing awareness around food waste, encouraging people to cook with surplus ingredients just like we do in our […]

Pancake Day Recipe from FoodCycle Monkchester

To celebrate Pancake Day 2022, our lovely volunteer Elena Kassis at FoodCycle Monkchester Road has kindly shared her failsafe American pancake recipe which has been tried and tested on our Newcastle guests. She suggests serving with maple syrup and fresh blackberries but feel free to use any other leftover fruit you fancy… ⁠ ⁠ Ingredients […]

An Oxo Tower Recipe: Vegan ‘cheese’ cake

Vegan ‘Cheese’ Cake with Mango Coulis A recipe inspired by surplus tofu and mango and created for FoodCycle guests during lockdown.   Ingredients for 4-6 portions: Crumble Base 200g flour 75g vegan butter/baking margarine + 40g to bake 50g sugar 50g brown sugar Mango Coulis 1 mango Juice and rind of one lime 50g brown […]

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 […]