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Spring vegetable pasta with a slice of lemon in a large serving dish


Spring vegetable pasta by Joe Wicks 

The crisp asparagus, the sweet burst of peas, the super-soft broccoli that coats the pasta almost like a pesto –…

Thai green curry with rice in a bowl, with delicious ingredients surrounding it


Eden Project’s Thai green curry

A delicious curry made using Eden-grown ingredients.



Eden Project’s regenerative flour scones

These Cornish scones are perfect for a Big Lunch! We use local Cornish ingredients in this recipe - but we…

Eden chefs preparing salad


Eden Project’s ‘Triple P’ Big Lunch salad

This recipe serves 6-8 people, it's cost effective, perfect for summer gatherings, super easy to make and is good for…

Viennese Whirls


The Hairy Bikers’ cherry Viennese whirls

Said to have been inspired by an Austrian filled biscuit, Viennese whirls are pretty little piped biscuits, sandwiched with buttercream…

Lemon and poppy seed loaf with piped mascarpone cream and garnish.


Matty’s lemon & poppy seed loaf with lemon mascarpone cream  

Exclusive for The Big Lunch 2024, Great British Bake Off winner Matty Edgell shares his sumptuous recipe for a lemon…

Woman in garden making paper pom poms

Arts and crafts

How to make paper pompoms

Making pompoms is easy, fun, and can be a very sociable activity. They can be used in loads of different…

Salted toffee bark - chocolate shards with pretzel pieces on top


Salted toffee pretzel bark  

This salted toffee pretzel bark is really easy - perfect for making and sharing!

Two women and a man in the garden

Connecting with people

How to establish an inclusive community

The most interesting things happen when people from different backgrounds and with different ideas get to make something together.

Daffodils outside the Eden Project biomes

Games and activities

Spring planting to brighten your community

A burst of colour and fragrance can make such a difference to your community, especially after a long, dark winter.…

Two people are planting a plant in a wooden trough.

Games and activities

What to plant in autumn to brighten your community

Planting bulbs, wildflowers and trees is a brilliant way to cheer up your home and community, and you don't need…

Two woman chatting at Community Camp, a learning experience Eden Project Communities Host for community project leaders

Connecting with people

How to engage your community

The best community engagers ask people what they want before the project starts and allow people to take an active…