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We've been serving the people of Essex since 1867, providing a friendly service and fulfilling all their convenience and top up shopping needs. We... more
Send, collect and return your parcels Early ‘til late, 7 days a week CollectPlus is the largest store-based parcel service in the UK, designed to... more
All of the Society’s Food stores stock a range of Fairtrade products from Fairtrade bananas to Fairtrade chocolate. Fairtrade means that producers... more
Vegan In recent years, there has been a rapid increase in the number of people following the vegan lifestlye, and there are now twice as many... more
As a community retailer, one of our priorities is to work alongside Essex-based businesses and organisations, nurturing them to prosperity and... more
The Co-operative Irresistible range of products from fresh to everyday packaged essentials, offers a taste of luxury at prices you can afford. ... more
At Co-op, we’ve always supported the UK farming industry and promoted British food. Recently, you, our customers and members, have shown a big... more
Eating well is important – to be healthy and for your body to function efficiently. So make sure your diet is varied and balanced, and full of all... more
Take a look at some of our great recipes that we have put together for you to try and enjoy. Whether you are looking for something quick and easy, or... more
At the Co-op we believe in a better way of doing business. That’s why none of our own brand toiletries or household products are tested on animals... more
Brownies made with Dairy Milk with Oreo bars Ingredients: 150g butter, softened 150g dark chocolate, broken into pieces 60g plain flour, sifted 25g... more
Non-drinkers will love the fresh flavour of this cocktail. 100g Co-op British raspberries Juice ½ lime, plus slices to garnish A few mint leaves,... more
This delicious cookie dough pancake recipe is perfect for pancake day... or any day for that matter! Serves 4 Ingredients: 150ml natural yogurt... more
These will be a dream for any veggie guests at your barbecue. FEEDS 6 READY IN 20 MINS 6 Co-op halloumi burgers 4 tsp Co-op clear honey Juice of ½... more
This delicious Mini Egg Cheesecake is perfect for Easter. No-bake and easy to make! Ingredients Biscuit Base; 300g Digestive biscuits 150g unsalted... more
These cocktails are sure to be a hit with everyone! 1. Prosecco punch (V) (GF) Light and fruity, for a sparkling treat. SERVES 6 READY IN 5 MINS ... more
Easter treats don't always have to be sweet.  This pizza makes the perfect quick and quirky Easter meal - and is fun to make! Ingredients 2 slices... more
We think this breakfast favourite is much tastier than the takeaway version! (Serves 2) Ingredients; 2 Co-op Cumberland sausages 2 tsp olive oil 2... more
Look forward to Lunchtime with this tasty, easy to make Chorizo & Halloumi Burger! Ingredients; Co-op halloumi cheese Co-op sliced chorizo Co-op... more
Crumpets were first eaten by the Anglo-Saxons, and today make a great base for pizza toppings. FEEDS 2 READY IN 15 MINS 4 Co-op crumpets 3 tbsp Co-... more
Try using Co-op’s crunchy seasonal British apples instead of pears to change things up. FEEDS 2 - READY IN 25 MINS 2 rashers Co-op British smoked... more
The perfect recipe for any Halloween host. Trick your friends with these delicious sweet 'burgers' (Serves 8) Ingredients 1 Co-op Madeira cake 100g... more
This quick, easy traybake is perfect when you’re short on time Feeds 4 • Ready in 55 mins 750g pack Co-op British skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs 1... more
If you’re taking this on a picnic, pack the dressing separately and dress the salad before serving Feeds 6 • Ready in 30 mins 300g Co-op Tenderstem... more
From Christmas-cake infused gin to a mocktail with a herby twist, there’s something for everyone at your next drinks party... Mistletoe martini ... more
With peanut butter icing, caramel sauce and popcorn, this American inspired layer cake is the ultimate showstopper...   Feeds 16 Ready in 1 hour 10... more
Use up leftover mincemeat to give an extra flavour pop to these fluffy crowd-pleasers Feeds 6 • Ready in 45 mins 180g Co-op ricotta 150ml Co-op semi... more
This super-indulgent festive brunch makes for an extra special Christmas treat Feeds 4 • Ready in 15 mins 4 Co-op all butter croissants, halved... more
This vegan risotto is a great way to use up leftover root veg — roasted carrots would also work well Take a fresh look at leftovers... Feeds 4 •... more
Being vegan doesn't mean you can't enjoy a treaty treat! Everyone will love this twist on the coffee shop classic. Ingredients 150g dairy free... more
Warm up after a spot of carol singing with this hot, fruity spiced drink Feeds 8 • Ready in 30 mins, plus infusing Halve 6 Co-op clementines, and... more
Easy, elegant and full of flavour Feeds 4 • Ready in 20 mins 400g Co-op spaghetti 500g Co-op British asparagus, chopped into 4cm pieces 80g pack Co-... more
Simple kiwi, mango and pineapple fruit smoothie makes an ideal morning treat. It's an easy way to pack in the vitamins and give yourself a boost... more
  Our five-ingredient version of a traditional rice dish is really easy to make — and elegant enough for a special dinner during the Easter break... more
Kick-start your day with this healthy fruit smoothie, made extra filling with ground almonds and calcium-packed dairy Ingredients ·         1 small ... more
Ingredients:You will need a 2lb loaf tin 265g plain flour 1 tbsp poppy seeds 2 tsp baking powder 115g unsalted butter (softened) 265g caster sugar... more
Made in the Morphy Richards Soup Maker available in Quadrant Dept Stores Ingredients: ·         2 Tbsp Olive Oil ·         160g Onion, quartered... more
Chicken salad gets an upgrade in this zesty dish with carrots, Feta and roasted garlic.     Ingredients Feeds 4 Ready in 40 minutes   550g Co-op... more
Treat yourself to a Friday night feast with a fast-food favourite, usually made with chicken — this time, it’s vegan! Ingredients: 250g bread, plus... more
This easy frittata recipe makes the most of seasonal Jersey Royals, with plenty of fresh herbs too... Ingredients 1 tbsp Co-op olive oil  750g pack... more
If you don’t like chocolate, look away now! Method Serves: 12  people Prep: 30 mins Cooking time: 190 mins For the pastry: ·         100g Co-op... more
PREP: 10 MINS COOK: 4 HRS, 15 MINS - 7 HRS, 15 MINS Ingredients ·       knob of butter ·       ½ tbsp rapeseed or olive oil ·       1 large onion,... more
This impressive-looking teatime treat is easier to put together than you’d think — it takes time rather than expertise Serves 10 • Ready in 1 hour 15... more
This showstopping rice dish is best enjoyed together with family and friends. (Serves 4) Ingredients 1.5kg whole pumpkin 1 tbsp sunflower oil 1... more
Brownies made with mini creme eggs Ingredients: 150g Co-op unsalted butter, softened 150g dark chocolate, broken into pieces (We used 70% lindt dark... more
Ingredients For the Cakes: 2 tsp Co-op Irresistible Fairtrade Colombian instant coffee 175g Co-op unsalted butter 175g Co-op Fairtrade golden caster... more
Transform your leftover pumpkin into this comforting classic. (Serves 2) Ingredients 1 onion, finely chopped 1 Co-op pumpkin, flesh chopped, seeds... more
Master this simple pancake recipe then customise with your favourite toppings. Ingredients 125g Co-op plain flour 2 Co-op British eggs 300ml semi-... more
This twist on a Bonfire night classic is a great dessert any day of the year… Ingredients 4 Co-op British apples, peeled,cored and thickly sliced 2... more
A tasty traybake that's a real sweet treat for Halloween (Serves 24) Ingredients  250g Co-op unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing 375g Co-op... more
A distinctive ring shaped cake made with almonds and spices Feeds 16 • Ready in 1 hour 20 mins, plus cooling 225g Co-op unsalted butter, plus an... more
These scary faces disguise a tasty veggie filling serves 10 people prep: 60mins cook:  60mins INGREDIENTS 375g Co-op plain flour, plus extra for... more
You could use leftover Easter egg for the chocolate in these fun, chunky bars Makes 21 • Ready in 15 mins, plus chilling 120g Co-op unsalted butter... more
Next-level meatballs topped with a cauli cheese crust Feeds 8 • Ready in 1 hour 25 mins 2 x 350g packs Co-op British beef meatballs 1 tbsp Co-op... more
Personalise these tasty veggie burgers with whatever toppings you fancy! (Makes 6) Ingredients: 600g sweet potatoes (peeled weight), cut into large... more
Everyone will enjoy huddling together around bowls of steaming hot soup   Feeds 6 • Ready in 15 mins (plus soup) Find the soup recipe at https://www.... more
Zingy lemon sponges layered with an easy strawberry jam and tangy yogurt cream   Feeds 16 Ready in 1 hour 30 minutes     Ingredients 350g Co-op... more