The Lockdown Kitchen series is now over, but you can catch up on all the episodes on our Facebook. Find them below.

Episode 1 with MasterChef winner Natalie Coleman: cooking on a budget and supporting food in your community 

Episode 2 with Eco Chef Tom Hunt: Cooking demo of his Fridge Raid Stew and 3 ingredient chocolate truffles. 

Episode 3 with Chef Maria Broadbent: Cooking demo of 4 restaurant-style dishes for 4, for under a tenner. 

Episode 4 with Natural Chef Nena Foster: Cooking demo of easy pea pesto and eggless frittatas, and tips for cooking with kids. 

Join us in the Lockdown Kitchen, a series of Facebook Live episodes hosted by top UK chefs to share a dollop of delicious, sustainable and affordable food inspo. From homemade takeaways for a fiver, healthy meal planning and food saving essentials to 'desert island' ingredients, there’s plenty to tuck into. You can cook along and ask the chefs questions as they go.

Can’t make it? We'll save each episode on our Facebook page so you can tune in at any time that suits.

When: Every Wednesday, 5:30pm – 6:00pm 

Where: Hubbub's Facebook Live, join the Facebook event below to get a reminder


Here’s the line-up of Chefs so far, with plenty more to come... 

29th April: MasterChef winner Natalie Coleman 

MasterChef winner Natalie Coleman hosted our very first episode, serving top tips for budget friendly, low waste eats, as well as sharing ways for you to support good food in the community from the comfort of your own home.  You can still catch up on her episode on our Facebook Page. 

6th May: Eco Chef and Guardian contributor Tom Hunt  

In week 2,  Tom Hunt will demo delicious dishes that don’t cost the earth and will leave you feeling great. 

13th May: St Edmonds Restaurateur, Maria Broadbent from Casa  

For week 3, Maria Broadbent from independent tapas restaurant, Casa, will help you to treat your family to a slap-up sustainable meal for under a fiver.  

20th May: Natural Chef, food writer and stylist, Nena Foster 

Faced with fussy eaters? Want to cook with your kids but don’t know where to start? Join Nena mid-week for a ‘cooking with kids, the fun way’. She’ll share all you need to know to turn turned up noses into budding chefs.  

Top tips to try now  

Want to get started with something in the kitchen right away?

Our FoodSavvy website, in collaboration with Norfolk and Suffolk Councils, is packed with recipes and tips for making your food co further. 

Or check out the Hubbub Food resources for affordable ways to eat well for you and the planet.


Check out these everyday hero ingredients that keep for ages and can be relied upon to elevate everyday dishes. These food storing hacks will keep your staples fresher for longer too.

If your cupboards and fridge are a bit full at the moment, our batch cooking guide and tips for making full use of your freezer will help avoid food waste, save money, and cut back on time spent in the kitchen.   

For now, stay tuned, stay safe, and we’ll see you on Wednesday?

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