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First Recipe Kit Cooking Class with Shoreditch Trust Food for Life

We were joined by Shoreditch Trust Food for Life last night to run our first joint cooking class. Local Hackney residents came along to the community centre and were given an introduction to food, nutrition and cooking. People were then paired off to cook up one recipe each and then encouraged to share their knowledge and learnings with the group. When it was all ready, we all then sat down and enjoyed a meal together. The joy of sitting down and eating new dishes and trying new foods was clear! The halloumi frittata was a big winner and there was lots of love for the Summer veg lasagne and of course the Jerk chicken. Every participant then got a recipe...

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Hackney Health & Wellbeing Fayre

We were at the Hackney Health and Wellbeing Fayre yesterday and we're excited to hear so many people keen to get cooking and try new dishes or recipes. Food is a direct way to improve our health, the saying goes 'you are what you eat'!  Hackney, as a borough, has some of the greatest inequalities in health and with your help, that's what we are trying to solve. As a Makekitteer you are helping us to do this through every purchase of a recipe kit. 100% of our profits reinvested to subsidise recipe kits to those who could benefit from our service the most. Through giving people the skills and access to fresh, affordable dishes we hope to be building the...

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Make Kit - Ready for to go far and wide across Hackney

We started Make Kit in Hackney 9 months ago, and it almost feels like we've been nurturing it as our little bundle of joy and now it's ready to go out on its own!  From the corner of Haggerston on Fellows Court Estate, we started to grow our idea of a recipe kit business with a difference, one that gave back to the community whilst offering an affordable and exciting way to learn new recipes and how to cook and eat well for less.  Over 9 months we tested our recipes, designed our recipe kits and built our website whilst trying to figure out all the needs and wants of a new business! Where's the parenting handbook for this? We've...

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Celebrate our 1 month birthday with us!

We launched our service in Hackney a month ago and we'd like to say thank-you to everyone who has supported us and said 'Hello' at any of our engagement events over the last month. To join in the celebrations use 1MONTHOLD at the checkout to apply £6.55 off your order today! Valid only until 11.59pm on Sunday, 25th June. Upcoming News: We are making some improvements to our website based on feedback and learnings from our first month and will relaunch a spruced up version of our site the beginning of July.  Get on ‘yer bike! We are trailing out a cargo bike that we will use for deliveries around the borough, thanks to our friends at London Green Cycles...

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Find your 5-a-day

We believe that food should both taste good, and be good for you. As the old saying goes, “you are what you eat”.  We think that the key to eating well is to ensure that we get our 5-a-day in. That's why Make Kits are designed to give you a well balanced, well-portioned plate of food, with at least 2 portions of your 5 a day. Click here to subscribe to our blog and get updates when we post https://makekitfood.com/blogs/make-kit-messages.atom

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