While many of us recognise the importance of cutting back on food waste, we perhaps don’t know how to make the most of our kitchen scraps, except for maybe making the odd soup or reheating leftovers.
Step forward ChefsSteps and Seattle’s Brothers and Co., with five great food waste recipes that will help you create delicious meals from your food waste.
In the video below, they take vegetable tops and tails, old rice and leftover brine, amongst other things, and create a stunning meal from them. You won’t believe what they manage to do with kitchen scraps actually.
Also doing incredible things with kitchen scraps are some of the world’s best chefs, like Dan Barber and Massimo Bottura, who have been fashioning gourmet meals for both baying foodie crowds and the needy from food waste.
Staff shortages are hitting the hospitality sector hard, prompting some restaurants to look outside the industry to train those without restaurant experience for life in the kitchen. Andrew Friedman finds out more.
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