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3 ways to save money by reducing food waste

Plan The best way to do it is to plan a menu for all the week and go to the supermarket with a shopping list. Let’s take a look at it: you spend about two hours per week for cooking plus time for shopping and that’s it, all food is prepared for all week? If […]

Plant-based diets: are they truly sustainable?

What is the most significant driver change to our global ecosystems? Food production. Yet we need food to survive, so is there a way we can make our diets more sustainable? Time and time again we are told that we must reduce our meat and dairy consumption, but plants need water, land and nutrients too, […]

What about pumpkin flour?

Pumpkin is a king of the autumn. The internet is full of recipes of pumpkin bread, pies, cookies, soups, risotto, jams, candies, pancakes – the possibilities are endless. But what if we make flour out of it? We have many varieties of flour in the supermarkets: made of chickpeas, lenses, soy, coconuts, almonds, rice but […]

What to look out for when you go shopping

Shopping, shopping, shopping. Something we spend a lot of time doing in modern life! Yet, the place where retailers meet customers can be a place of havoc and chaos, especially when it comes to sustainability. With so much produce and variety on the shelves of supermarkets, how on earth can we know if our choices […]

2020 in restaurants: trends

What a world we live in! All around us, technology is advancing, people are becoming more aware of sustainability and life is getting faster. With so much change, it is hard to imagine what our planet will look like in the far future. Yet we can make rough guesses of where the food industry will […]

What can be made from old porridge, so that we do not throw it away?

Maybe it’s a bitter cold morning. Maybe it’s gym day. Or, maybe you just fancy it. Whatever your reason for making porridge, don’t you just love that warming, energising dish? In a world where ready-made food is becoming more and more accessible, there is something so great about making breakfast from scratch. But, I’m sure […]

Jam made of watermelon rind? No way!

We could have many arguments over what tastes nice, but one thing is for sure – a Summer without a watermelon just doesn’t really count as a Summer, no? And I bet that situation, when the rubbish bin mysteriously fills up after eating (or I’d rather say “drinking”) the juicy watermelon, is SUPER relatable. Apart […]