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The Big Lunch - an Eden Project

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  • Big Lottery Fund - Lottery funded
  • Asda
  • Halifax
  • Streetclub

Food

It’s up to you and your neighbours what you eat and drink at your Big Lunch. You might want to plan a gourmet menu of cuisine from around the world; or you might just want to put out some simple sandwiches and snacks for people to share.

If you’re stuck for ideas for party food, we’ve got some delicious recipes from celebrity chefs and organisations that are supporting The Big Lunch. Browse through five categories of recipes below.

  1. Levi Roots' Recipes for a Fiver

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    Levi Roots has created tasty, easy to prepare dishes costing just £5 each!

    Read the recipes
  2. Cold dishes to share

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    Summery salads and scrummy pastries - cold food to share has never tasted so good!

    Read the recipes
  3. Hot dishes to share

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    Pasta, meat and veg dishes– great hot food that can form the centrepiece of your Big Lunch.

    Read the recipes
  4. Sweet things

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    Sweet treats that are sure to be a hit with everyone...especially the kids at your Lunch.

    Read the recipes
  5. Dips and Dressings

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    A party ain’t a party without some dips! From homemade houmous to something a little more adventurous…

    Read the recipes
  6. Drinks

    Jug of Pimms

    Try Jamie Grainger-Smith's cold spicy summer tomato soup shots or Sheila and Brenda's super smooth mango lassi.

    Read the recipes

 

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