National Cupcake Week – Day 5 – Vegan Fairy Cakes
September 19, 2014 – 11:29 am | No Comment

A budding chef, Lily, aged 10 sent us this recipe for the cutest fairy cakes we’ve ever seen – watch out professional bakers!
220g Margarine,
220g Caster sugar,
300g Self raising flour,
200g Soft tofu,
3tsp baking powder
2tsp Vanilla essence.
Heat …

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Ecover and Algal Oil
June 27, 2014 – 12:45 pm | No Comment
Ecover and Algal Oil

There are various statements and rumours spreading around the internet relating to one experimental batch of one product that Ecover made in an attempt to reduce their reliance on, for example, petroleum and palm oil. …

Raw Vegan Pecan Pie
June 24, 2014 – 12:05 pm | No Comment
Raw Vegan Pecan Pie

Try our raw vegan pecan pie recipe, a delicious vegan variant on the traditional offering using a mix of ground nuts, coconut oil, dates and agave syrup. So simple it can be made in under 10 minutes.

Turkey Lodge Tour Fest – A Tour de France event
June 17, 2014 – 1:29 pm | No Comment
Turkey Lodge Tour Fest – A Tour de France event

Turkey Lodge Tour Fest
A Tour de France event
Sunday 6th July – 7.30am – 7.00pm

Little Valley Brewery, with a little help from its friends has released the date and times for the ‘Turkey Lodge Tour Fest’ …

Porridge of Champions
June 13, 2014 – 3:02 pm | No Comment
Porridge of Champions

This delicious porridge is packed full of super healthy berries

Ancient Grains
June 6, 2014 – 3:39 pm | One Comment
Ancient Grains

an increasing number of consumers are turning to more flavoursome ancient grains because they offer unique health benefits

Quick and Easy Irish Italian Pasta Sauce
May 30, 2014 – 3:10 pm | No Comment
Quick and Easy Irish Italian Pasta Sauce

The parents of Suma member Paul recently went on a family visit to Ireland. His mum’s cousin Jim was pleased to hear Paul is working at a cooperative, and doubly so when he found out …

Congratulations to our suppliers & customers!
May 22, 2014 – 4:57 pm | No Comment
Congratulations to our suppliers & customers!


Some of Suma HQ visited Olympia last weekend for the last Natural Products Europe trade show to be held at Olympia, Kensington. The show plays host to hundreds of exhibitor trade stands across Natural Food, …

If you are a vegetarian or vegan please tell us why you are.
May 22, 2014 – 1:09 pm | One Comment

It’s coming to the end of National Vegetarian Week so we thought we would start a new poll. We’d like to find out if visitors to our website are vegetarian/vegan, and if so, what their …

The Mystic Cookfire Basil and Asparagus Tart
May 20, 2014 – 8:42 am | 2 Comments
The Mystic Cookfire Basil and Asparagus Tart

A Vegan Basil and Asparagus Tart recipe taken from the acclaimed cookbook ‘The Mystic Cookfire’ written by Veronika Robinson. It’s a perfect evening meal using asparagus which is in season in late spring / early summer months.

Coeliac Awareness Week
May 15, 2014 – 2:24 pm | No Comment
Coeliac Awareness Week

This week is Coeliac Awareness Week (it began on Monday and runs until Sunday 18th May). This year’s theme focuses on the availability of gluten-free food in shops. Coeliac UK, the oldest and largest coeliac …