How I converted car tires, my canal boat and my friends to circular composting
Tag Archives: scraps
Getting wasted with food waste
Last week I went to “The World’s Most Rubbish Bar” presented by Discarded Spirits Co., a company that turns food waste into alcoholic spirits. I was excited to see how parts of food that are normally thrown away could be made into something useful and delicious. As a disclaimer, I tried making notes on myContinue reading “Getting wasted with food waste”
Carrot top pesto
If you’ve ever had carrots with their leafy tops still attached, you might not have realised that these herby-tasting sprouts are very edible and delicious when blitzed into a coarse pesto. They also pack a nice amount of nutrients, including vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, iron, fibre and even protein. I got a bunch ofContinue reading “Carrot top pesto”
When life gives you lemon rinds, make homemade limoncello! This classic Italian liqueur is extremely easy to make, and lets you use up those leftover lemon rinds. Most of the recipes I found online tell you to peel the lemons so you don’t get any of the bitter white pith, but this felt like aContinue reading “Leftover limoncello”
Hungary for community compost
How community compost helped me incorporate sustainability into my small flat in Hungary
Save food, save money
Getting the most out of fruit and veg saves money as well as food waste
I really don’t understand how these plants grew in the wild – they are much fussier than I thought they’d be! Here is how to grow your own avocado tree from seed. I have had three attempts to growing an avocado baby, one of them worked. Here is how I did it – and whatContinue reading “Avo-care-do”
Grow new, delicious sproutings from the ends of your vegetables.
Save your scraps and turn them into delicious stock.