Coming soon: Soup for Good, a book of recipes and stories from our community. Release date October 2024.
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Community cooking classes

Learn to make meals you’ll love to eat

From Cooking on a Budget to After School Cookery Drop-In, our classes are designed to take the fear out of cooking and encourage people of all ages to get stuck in.

All our classes are either free or very low cost and we’ll provide the ingredients. You’ll also get to stay and enjoy what you’ve made with your group, or take it to eat at home.

Come along to learn new skills, create quick and easy meals and meet up with others in your community.

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School children at a cooking class near Kings Cross
Healthy ingredients shared with the community at a surplus food pantry in London

The Pantry

Become a member for discounted weekly shopping

We’ve joined forces with The Felix Project and Food Bank Aid to provide a surplus food pantry, where members can help limit food waste and top up their weekly shop with healthy food, all for a fraction of the usual cost.

There is a range of fresh, frozen and storecupboard food available each week. And our kitchen chef is on hand to share tips, recipes and tasters based on the week’s ingredients.

Martha, our community manager, will be around for a coffee and a chat about any community or individual issues.

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Training and experience

Get support with getting into work

We know that many members of our community would like to work, but are worried that they don’t have the right experience. We’re here to help.

Our training and experience programmes can help you learn new skills, gain qualifications and receive work experience and career coaching.

Click below to see what we’re offering, and register your interest in taking part.

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Residents of a social housing estate enjoying a community meal together
Residents of a social housing estate enjoying a community meal together

Community meals

Share a meal with your friends and neighbours

Once a month, a corporate team come in to cook and serve a meal for around 60 local residents.

It’s a great way to catch up with your friends and neighbours for a bite and a chat - and you won’t even have to do the washing up.

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Recipes

Cook up some of our Pantry favourites at home

If you’re interested in finding new, healthy things to eat that won't break the budget, take a look at our recipes page.

​You’ll find step-by-step instructions for how to cook some of the favourites that we serve up to Pantry members on a Thursday.

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Ingredients and recipes to make healthy low-cost soup

Get on our invite list

If you live in the Kings Cross area, and are interested in joining us for cooking classes and / or community meals, please sign up here. We’ll email you when we’re putting on a new class or meal, and ask you to register your interest in coming along.