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New Year: New Food

This month, as we enter a New Year, we are looking discovering new food. 

This could mean a twist on a classic or trying a brand new ingredient, recipe or cuisine. 

Below are just some of the recipes the group has been cooking up this month: 

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Bryony's Lincolnshire Tea Loaf

This recipe calls for using a breakfast cereal, which will be a new concept to many, making this recipe perfect for this month's theme! 


  • Beaker of all bran (or bran flakes)

  • Beaker mixed dried fruit of your choice

  • Beaker of milk

  • 1/2 beaker sugar

  • 1 beaker self raising flour

1. Combine all the ingredients except for the flour together and chill overnight

2. Add beaker of self raising flour

3. Bake for one hour at 200c in a 1lb loaf tin. 
Tip: To add extra flavour, warm the milk and soak with your favourite teabag before allowing to cool 

Melissa's Sriracha and Honey Chicken Drumsticks

Melissa made these glazed drumsticks using a new cookbook by Nadiya Hussain called 'Fast Flavours'. She served them with polenta chips - delicious! 


Recipe is available online here if you want to try it. 


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Rachel's Pork Belly Ramen

Rachel made this incredibly professional looking bowl of ramen.  Made with pork belly and garnished with eggs and chinese greens. 

The recipe can be found here if you want to give it a try! 

Vikki's Seekh Kebab Toad in the Hole with Curried Baked Beans​

The second Nadiya Hussain recipe to feature this month, this toad in the hole is fusion food to die for. 

Visit Nadiya's website for the recipe if you want to give it a try! 

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Kaylee's Arepas with Black Beans and Salsa Verde

If you've never tried an arepa before, this would be a great recipe to start with. Made from cornmeal, they are a Venezuelan street food and are very moreish! 

Get the recipe from Anna Jones: One Pot, Pan, Planet

Alison's Far Breton au Pomme

This french recipe is a  batter/egg custard with caramelised apples baked in.  

Recipe below. Bake at 190C!

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Lucy's Cannoli Cake with Ricotta Icing

A gorgeous sheet cake with icing made using ricotta cheese. 

Get the recipe here

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Kim's Curried Butter Baked Hake with Cauliflower & Chickpeas​

Hake is a great, sustainable choice to replace cod in this dish! 

Get the recipe from BBC Good Food

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Charlotte's Nut Butter & Blueberry Breakfast Cookie

This is a great recipe for using up a glut of nut butter!

Get the recipe here

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