A highly personal story of a young chef who became a champion of preventing food waste after volunteering at Food Cycle. Shane Jordan writes compassionately and offers lots of practical tips for non-professionals. To read my post that incorporates tips from Shane as well as other chefs on how to reduce your food waste, click here.
This book really taught me how to play with flavours and get creative with my cooking. When things go wrong, what you learn from this book helps you put it right. To read how it helped me reduce my food waste, click here.
This is an essential ingredient for making 鱼香茄子 (yuxiangqiezi) or Chinese "fish fragrance" aubergines, which despite the slightly dubious name are absolutely delicious. After returning from China, I missed these aubergines so much that I tried to figure out how to make them.
Massimo Bottura describes how he and chefs from around the world prevented food from going to waste. The book shares the recipes he made. You can read my post on how to reduce your food waste and what I learnt from this book here.
An incredibly thorough and fascinating read about the impact our diets have on our health and the environment. Bee Wilson is incredibly knowledgeable and incorporates what she learns from experts around the world. One of the topics she brings up is why we waste so much food. To read my post on how to reduce your food waste click here.