Kitchen Table Day recipes

Fancy cooking up a storm for your Kitchen Table Day guests? Here are some of our favouite recipes, from sweet to savoury offerings. Let us know which your guests loved, and don't forget to collect donations for your efforts!

Maria's Chilean Pebre


Maria Pascoe, a fundraiser at Maggie's Cheltenham, says that Pebre (Chile's version of salsa) always brings back memories of her my childhood as a Chilean exile child growing up in Swansea.

Gabby's Orange Chicken


Of her recipe, Gabby Logan says 'This is a great recipe that my family love. It’s my ‘go toʼ when I am really up against it for time but want to feed the kids something nutritious and tasty.'

Kirstie's Get Well Soon Apple & Blackberry Crumble


Kirstie Allsopp's crumble reminds her of when she took time out from work and switched off whilst picking blackberries in a field with her border terrier, Foxy.

Raymond's Watercress Soup

Raymond Blanc OBE shares a recipe which was taught to him by his mother, and says that the soup brings out all the qualities of watercress; fresh, tangy and peppery. It can be made one day in advance if need be.

Dawn's Spiced Orange & Almond Torte

Maggie's Cambridge volunteer Dawn's torte is best enjoyed sitting with friends or family, with pistachio nuts sprinkled on top and extra raspberries and cream.

Amy's Lemon Drizzle Cake

Keep things classic with Maggie's Edinburgh Fundraiser Amy's lemon drizzle cake recipe.

Kellie's Nutty Granola

Kellie's nutty granola


Kellie, who runs our nutrition sessions at the Edinburgh Centre, shares her easy, cheap, and delicious granola recipe. Picture courtesy of Kellie Anderson.

Mark Heirs' Chipotle-glazed Pork with Chorizo and Lentil Stew

Mark Heirs pork and lentil stew


Top chef Mark Heirs shares his mouth-watering but simple, posh dinner suggestion.

Lisa’s Nutella Indulgence Cake

Lisa's Nutella cake


We love the sound of Lisa’s Nutella indulgence cake, a favourite for adults and children alike. See how the Cambridge Centre Head makes it.

Lorrie’s Prawn, Chorizo and Baby Corn all-in-one Dish

Lorrie's all-in-one dish


Centre Head at Maggie’s Lanarkshire, Lorrie, tells us how to make her tasty ‘all-in-one’ dish.

Seonaid’s Red Lentil Dahl


Seonaid, Centre Head at the Highlands Centre, gives us a healthy, vegan comfort food favourite, which is cheap and easy to make. Don’t be put off by the long looking ingredients list - it‘s mostly spices and flavoring, which is why it tastes so good!

Rebecca & Ruth’s White Chocolate Brownies


Rebecca and Ruth have both run the London Marathon for Maggie’s and give us their moreish family recipe for those with a sweet tooth.