Recipe to the Rescue

"Waste not want not!!!"

What are we going to do with all of this food so that is doesn't end up as food waste?

Eat it of course!!!

Firstly, look around your kitchen and find a food that you know always gets wasted.

We are going to turn it into delicious food!

Before we get cooking though we will need a recipe to help us out, and to help us remember to cook it again in the future πŸ‘¨β€πŸ³

In this activity you will have to find or create a recipe that involves one or more foods that is often wasted in your house. We have attached a printable recipe template to help you organise your ideas πŸ’‘

If you have trouble thinking of ideas, there are some resources and examples below that could help you out.

Recipe to the Rescue.pdf

Before you start writing and cooking your recipe, here are some ways you can kick-start your creative process:

  • Find and look through a recipe book πŸ“š

  • Find a recipe online πŸ”

  • Look at the example recipes below πŸ‘‡

  • Ask an adult what they would do πŸ’¬

Here are some helpful websites:

Also try using Google and YouTube to search for the ingredients you want to use.

Banana Bread

If your household has a lot of bananas laying around, maybe even beginning to get squishy or black, then you need to start making banana bread 🍌

Recipe Banana Bread.pdf

Hidden Vege Pasta Sauce

Vegetables are some of the most wasted foods in our kitchens. This recipe can take all those veggies that could have gone to waste, and makes a marvelous red sauce 🍝

Recipe Sauce.pdf

What to submit:

Submit a screenshot or picture of your recipe, or the email the recipe to place an entry into the competition. Click here for more details.