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  • Have you got food stuck in the back of your kitchen cupboard or fridge?

    Emma Marsh, 31 Jan 2013, Comments: 2
    Got any ideas for making a tasty meal from what’s there? This week we're working with Defra to ask everyone to send us their recipes for using up ingredients they have in their cupboards or in the back of their fridge – things that might not otherwise get used.We’re asking our Facebook friends to send in RESCUE RECIPES to share ideas about how to make the most of food they’ve got at home....
  • Shake Up your Wake Up with Farmhouse Breakfast Week 20-26 January

    An estimated one million tonnes of breakfast food - worth almost £2 billion – is thrown away every year from our homes! This includes 2 million loaves every single day!Sunday sees the start of Farmhouse Breakfast week, an annual celebration championing the importance of breakfast which aims to get the nation to Shake Up Their Wake Up!  47% of people regularly skip breakfast during the...
  • The Amazings!

    Today I came across something I wanted to share with you - a wonderful initiative to help spread skills and knowledge about everything from cooking new foods to making a corset! Obviously I'm going to concentrate on the food skills here!It's known as 'The Amazings'It's an online place for retired and retiring people to pass on their skills through real life tours, talks, classes and courses....
  • Brits waste a family dinner every five days!

    Emma Marsh, 15 Jan 2013, Comments: 1
    As many of us tighten our belts for a budget conscious January, and with 8 in 10 of us cooking a roast on Sunday, Sainsbury’s have today announced that they are helping customers make their food go further with the launch of their new ‘Food Goes Further’ campaign.Combining this fact with our own research at WRAP, which shows that the average British family wastes a staggering 5.8 kg of meat...
  • The sheer scale of the food we waste

    Food waste is a major global issue. It is estimated that approximately 1.3 billion tonnes of food is wasted across the world every year. Here in the UK we waste a massive 7.2 million tonnes just from our homes - most of this could have been eaten if only we'd managed it better - such as storing it in the right place or eating it before it went off. WRAP, who runs Love Food Hate Waste,...
  • How are the Unilever food challenge families getting on?

    Emma Marsh, 4 Jan 2013, Comments: 1
    A few weeks ago I talked about the Unilever food waste challenge Love Food Hate Waste is supporting and promised I'd let you know how they got on. Well, here are three brilliant 2 minute videos shot with the participants for you to enjoy. So, are they saving money?Shot in his home in Wimbledon, the first includes an interview with young professional, Antony explaining why he’s taking...
  • Dabble with your dinner this January

    We all want to eat healthily and never more so than at the start of January, but for many of us life just gets in the way. 90% of us cook the same meals every week so why not make it easy on yourself this year and just dabble with your dinner, and get more veg simply and tastily into your everyday meals. And the great thing is it's an easy way to use up veg that's going slightly past...

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