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Food connects us all!

Many of our recipes have been created by some of the world’s finest chefs, our food donors, and our London charity partners. Take a look at them below or use the search function in the menu bar to search for something specific. Alternatively, use the category buttons below to filter all our blog posts.

A Taste of City Harvest

Buy our cookbook (available via Amazon), written by award-winning cookery writer, Kristen Frederickson and filled with recipes from our community. 

City Harvest Cooking: Chris Baber’s 10-minute Chicken Chow Mein

Chris Baber's one-pot Mediterranean FishWelcome to City Harvest Cooking with Chris Baber City Harvest Cooking is a series where guest chefs and...

City Harvest Cooking: Chris Baber’s one-pot Mediterranean Fish

Chris Baber's one-pot Mediterranean FishWelcome to City Harvest Cooking with Chris Baber City Harvest Cooking is a series where guest chefs and...

City Harvest Cooking: Melissa Thompson’s Spiced Beef Wraps

Melissa Thompson's Spiced Beef WrapsWelcome to City Harvest Cooking with Melissa Thompson City Harvest Cooking is a series where guest chefs and...

City Harvest Cooking: Melissa Thompson’s Peanut Stew

Melissa Thompson's Peanut Squash StewWelcome to City Harvest Cooking with Melissa Thompson City Harvest Cooking is a series where guest chefs and...

Eid Recipe: Mizan’s Bengali Mutton Curry

Eid Recipe: breaking the fast with Mizan's Bengali Mutton Curry Eid Mubarak! This Eid Recipe shared by City Harvest's Miz is a family favourite to...

City Harvest Cooking: Chantelle Nicholson’s Steak & Charred Baby Gem Lettuce

Chantelle Nicholson's Steak & Charred Baby Gem Lettuce with green chilli sauceWelcome to City Harvest Cooking City Harvest Cooking is a series...

City Harvest Cooking: Chantelle Nicholson’s Noodle Salad

Chantelle Nicholson's Noodle SaladWelcome to City Harvest Cooking City Harvest Cooking is a series where guest chefs and cooks join City Harvest in...

City Harvest Cooking: Chantelle Nicholson’s Banana French Toast

Chantelle Nicholson's Caramelised Banana French ToastWelcome to City Harvest Cooking City Harvest Cooking is a series where guest chefs and cooks...

City Harvest Cooking: Valentine Warner’s Hot Pepper Prawns

Valentine Warner's Hot Pepper Prawns RecipeWelcome to City Harvest Cooking City Harvest Cooking is a series where guest chefs and cooks join City...

Quick Pickled Radish Recipe

What are the health benefits of radishes?Nature's jewels: radishes, are part of the Brassica family and are known for their peppery (sometimes...
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Pam’s Spicy Sauce Recipe

Pam’s Spicy Sauce Recipe

Long-term City Harvest volunteer, Pam, after whom we named our HQ kitchen, serves up her spicy sauce recipe. Pam has been cooking Caribbean delights for City Harvest staff and volunteers since the charity’s inception, and her love of food is infectious. Try out her seriously spicy sauce recipe for a marinade or extra hit of spice to add to any meal.

Courgette Recipes

Courgette Recipes

City Harvest food charity receives gluts of seasonal fruit and vegetables throughout the year, destined for our 375+ charity partners. With courgettes now flying in and out of our depot doors, here is some inspiration for healthy and delicious courgette recipes this summer.

A Taste of City Harvest: the cookbook

A Taste of City Harvest: the cookbook

Food connects us all. A Taste of City Harvest is a volume of recipes from the food charity’s grassroots recipients who use quality surplus to feed Londoners in need. City Harvest provides over 1.2 million meals a month to charities feeding their communities.

Apple and Ginger Kimchi

Apple and Ginger Kimchi

As it's Food Waste Action Week, what better way to elongate the shelf life of fresh ingredients than fermenting them? Gut health is incredibly important, and this apple and ginger kimchi, using...