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Creative Cookery

We've been inundated with some fantastic recipes from the community sent during lock down that we would like to share with you!

Up to 7 Ingredients

Dr Nayab Patel has shared this recipe with us. She has recently started running a project called Up to 7 Ingredients, which aims to promote interest in cooking fresh and healthy meals at home whist utilizing a modest number of ingredients.

Claire’s Banana and Seed Porridge


Half cup of porridge oats

1/4 cup of water

1/4 cup of milk

One banana

Ground seeds


Add oats, water and milk in saucepan and slowly cook until it is bubbling like a volcanic mud pool.

Mash banana in bottom of cereal bowl, add porridge and mix well

Sprinkle with ground seeds (or whole seeds if you prefer)

Banana And Seed Porridge

Community Recipes

We'd love to receive more recipes from residents – you can send them to, or use the #creativeredditch hashtag.

Check out other recipes from the community here