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Make Marmalade

Make Marmalade

Though now available throughout the year, citrus fruits are at their peak during January and February. Preserving such seasonal foods means they can be enjoyed for longer, outside of their brief season.For more on buying, storing and freezing citrus fruits, see the A-Z of Foods.Seville oranges have a short season. They are now available but they won’t be around for very long (perhaps until the end of February). Seville oranges are...
Bread – No Knead to Waste it!

Bread – No Knead to Waste it!

Feel like you’re constantly throwing out bread? It can seem like a race against the clock to get bread finished before it goes off, especially in warm weather. All too often the mould and staleness are winning! So how do we fight back? There are lots of things we can do to keep bread from the bin, first we need to know what we are up against.Why does bread go...
Sauerkraut – it’s worth the effort!

Sauerkraut – it’s worth the effort!

To make one batch of sauerkraut you will need:1 cabbage (white or red are both suitable although white is more traditional)1/100th the weight of the cabbage in salt (so if the cabbage weighs 1 kg, you will require 10g salt)Flavourings such as cumin seeds/caraway seeds/dill/garlic/juniper berries to taste – or keep it simple1 large bowl1 large glass jar (try and find one that you can fit either your fist or a rolling pin in)Something...
Food Waste TED Talks

Food Waste TED Talks

Here are five thought-provoking TED Talks which deal with the subject of food waste in some way. Watch them all and let us know what you think via comment on our social media pages.Tristram Stuart – The Global Food Waste ScandalSelina Juul – How to Avoid Food Waste TrapsArthur Potts Dawson – A Vision for Sustainable RestaurantsPeter Lehner – A Recipe for Cutting Food WasteMike McGrath – Everything You Know...