2014 Recruitment
September 23, 2014 – 11:16 am | 15 Comments

We are pleased to announce that we are recruiting new Members for our warehouse teams in our growing workers’ cooperative. If you believe that you have got what it takes to make a positive contribution to our co-operative use the information on this page to submit your application.

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Courgette and Basil Pasta Pesto Crumbs
March 25, 2011 – 12:02 pm | 2 Comments
Courgette and Basil Pasta Pesto Crumbs

This recipe is from the new Suma cook book. Undercook the pasta slightly, reserving a ladleful of cooking water. Drain, toss with a little oil and
set aside.

Easy Peasy Pancake Recipes
March 18, 2011 – 3:02 pm | One Comment
Easy Peasy Pancake Recipes

Two great pancake recipes provided for us by Fiona Bird, Masterchef finalist and writer of children’s cookbook ‘Kids Kitchen’. These recipes are suitable for children.

Hot chocolate the Fairtrade way (and lots of other ways too)
March 8, 2011 – 9:56 am | No Comment
Hot chocolate the Fairtrade way (and lots of other ways too)

You’ll love the delicious creamy taste of this drink made with real Fairtrade chocolate chunks. Hot chocolate is really versatile too, so we’ve offered a range of ways to adapt it to your taste.

Darjeeling rice pudding
March 3, 2011 – 2:57 pm | 2 Comments
Darjeeling rice pudding

A classic pud with a twist, this desert uses lots of deliciously ethical ingredients so it’s a great way of showing off all the lovely things you can create from Fairtrade products!

Chocolate coffee soufflés
March 1, 2011 – 2:46 pm | One Comment
Chocolate coffee soufflés

Wow your dinner guests with this deliciously indulgent recipe which uses lots of lovely Fairtrade ingredients!

Curried wild rice & butternut squash soup
January 28, 2011 – 5:00 pm | No Comment
Curried wild rice & butternut squash soup

“Wild rice” is not actually rice at all, but the seed of a marsh grass native to the northern Great Lakes. Its nutty flavour and chewy texture makes a great addition to rice pilafs or simply cooked along with brown rice.

Buckwheat and feta salad
January 28, 2011 – 4:58 pm | No Comment
Buckwheat and feta salad

This recipe, using Suma organic Buckwheat is from the new Suma cookbook available free with any order (BK028)

Buckwheat is not a grain but actually an edible seed. Nutritionally, it is close to wheat but contains …

Spicy couscous with chickpeas
January 28, 2011 – 2:19 pm | 2 Comments
Spicy couscous with chickpeas

This is one of my favourite recipes for couscous, the aromatic spices combine really well with contrasting textures of the couscous and the chickpeas.

Ashura – whole wheat grain
January 14, 2011 – 12:06 pm | One Comment
Ashura – whole wheat grain

Whole wheat grains are a good source of complex carbohydrates, various vitamins and minerals and are naturally high in fibre and low in fat. You can eat whole grains plain, add them to other dishes such as soups or stews or use them as ingredients in baked dishes.

Feta and courgette bake with bulgar
January 14, 2011 – 11:39 am | No Comment
Feta and courgette bake with bulgar

This recipe can be easily adapted to suit what’s available. Try swapping the courgette for broccoli or cauliflower (or even a combination of the two). If there’s no cottage cheese available I frequently use a mixture of crumbled plain tofu and crème fraiche.