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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

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

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

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

Serves 4 Buckwheat is not a grain but actually an edible seed. Nutritionally, it is close to wheat but contains no gluten. It is a good source of protein, complex carbohydrates and fibre, whilst rich in B vitamins, phosphorus, potassium, iron, and calcium. Buckwheat is as versatile as rice, a soft, quick cooking grain with […]

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.

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.

Quinoa Tabouleh

Quinoa originates from the Inca people of South America, where it has been an important foodstuff for over 6,000 years. Today it is recognized in the western world for its high protein content and balanced set of amino acids. It is also gluten free and a good source of fibre, phosphorous, magnesium and iron. Simple to prepare, it is often used as a base for salads, but is also an ideal alternative to rice or couscous.

Barley grain stuffed peppers

Barley is considered to be an excellent ingredient for providing soluble fibre, which helps to reduce cholesterol in the blood. It is also rich in niacin and iron.

Millet and vegetable gratinee

Millet has a similar protein content to wheat, and is rich in B vitamins, calcium, iron, potassium and zinc. Millet is very versatile and is an ideal alternative to buckwheat, rice or quinoa. It is also gluten free.

Vegan Thai Curry Stuffed Squash

Full of flavour yet simple to make, this recipe makes the most of autumnal squash and store cupboard staples to create a hearty supper.

Cannellini Bean and Red Kidney Bean Salad

This Cannellini Bean and Red Kidney Bean Salad makes a great, healthy, protein packed vegetarian and vegan dish. Great for a quick lunch or as a side dish.

Fantastic Fairtrade Molasses Tea Loaf

An easy, fat free recipe for a fair trade tea loaf, made with fairtrade organic molasses.

Quinoa, Feta and Spinach Salad

A popular Quinoa Suma canteen recipe, using Suma organic Quinoa, Olive oil, White Balsamic Vinegar, and Walnuts.

Fusilli with roasted aubergine, goats cheese and parsley pesto

This is a delicious way to maximise the flavours of fresh, tasty ingredients. The recipe also works well with spaghetti or penne pasta and is great for a quick weeknight supper.

Spicy Sweet Potato, Bean and Smoked Cheese Rissoles

This delicious recipe is taken from a collection produced by the Whale Tail Cafe, in Lancaster. The Whale Tail Cafe specialise in vegetarian and vegan cuisine, and have been great customers to Suma for over 20 years!

No added Sugar Apple and Blackcurrant Jam

In preparation for the late summer fruit harvest here is a unique way of using Suma Blackcurrant and Apple Concentrate as a sugar substitute for Jam making.

Vegan Breakfast Muffins

This great muffin recipe uses Suma Blackcurrant and Apple concentrate, not only a tasty drink, but also a great cooking ingredient and effective way of reducing the sugar content in recipes.

Vegan Chocolate Cake

Back by popular demand, an indulgent vegan chocolate cake, which asks, why wait for a special occasion?

Crunchy Mushroom Recipe

A simple, but tasty peanut butter recipe using healthy ingredients – great as a starter, and suitable for vegans too.

Peanut Butter Cookies

A delicious recipe for making Peanut Butter Cookies.

Kidney Bean and Vegetable Vegan Risotto

Another wholesome bean recipe from Rowena, Suma’s canteen co-ordinator. This great risotto recipe is also suitable for vegans.

Tomato Sauce with a Kick

A delicious recipe for homemade tomato sauce, a prefect accompaniment to a pasta dish and summertime salad.

Sweetcorn Fritters Recipe

How to cook Sweetcorn Fritters, a much loved favourite in the Suma Canteen

Easy Refried Beans Recipe

Quick and easy refried beans using red kidney beans.

Tasty Italian Themed Nut roast

Its a nut roast revival – try this Italian themed nut roast and then get inventive with flavours.

Spicy Kidney Bean Patties Recipe

Try these tasty bean patties. Turn that can of red kidney beans, lurking in the back of your cupboard into a wholesome accompaniment to spring vegetables or salad.

Fairtrade Chocolate Coffee Tarts

A delicious chocolate / coffee tart recipe invented by Emma Weston, one of Suma’s trial members. Emma put this together to help celebrate fair trade fortnight, using the finest fair trade ingredients.

Spicy Winter Vegetarian Bean Soup Recipe

An ideal winter soup with aromas of warming spices that will conjure up a Moroccan evening in the medina in Marrakesh.

Curried Carrot & Sweet Potato Soup

A delicious warming recipe to help fuel you through the wintertime. Carrots and Sweet potato are great sources of both vitamins A and C, which help to strengthen the immune system and keep us healthy.

White Balsamic Custard Tart with Fresh Berry Topping

A recipe for a delicious light pudding, using fresh summer fruits and our own White Balsamic Condiment