Zero Waste Recipes

Ready Steady Cook Pasta!

By Zero Waste Recipes / December 7, 2013 /

I used to be a huge fan of Ready Steady Cook, where chefs and a member of the audience had to knock up a meal in 25 minutes. It goes to show that fast food doesn’t have to come in a black plastic tray! This afternoon, Little Miss Green appeared sleepy eyed in search of…

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Molly's Dustbin Bread

By Zero Waste Recipes / November 19, 2013 /

If you want a really rubbish recipe, look no further than Molly’s Dustbin Bread. The name comes from its amazing ability to save things from the dustbin and is a very basic cheese scone-type mix baked in loaf tin

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Mrs Green's quick pasta lunch

By Zero Waste Recipes / November 19, 2013 /

This recipe is very adaptable and perfect for using up those leftovers. You can make this vegetarian, with fish or with meat, dependent on preference.

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Candy As Sweetener

By Zero Waste Recipes / October 12, 2013 /

What to do with all these bags of donated candies around the holiday season, starting by Halloween overload? I have considerable experience in the conjury of long lasting mystery sweets.

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Mrs Green's cunning courgettes recipe

By Zero Waste Recipes / September 24, 2013 /

This is a fab recipe for using up a glut of courgettes and these delicious treats can be served with a main meal, as part of a salad or eaten cold the next day.

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Zoe's Use it up tuna, kohlrabi and runner bean lasagne!

By Zero Waste Recipes / September 23, 2013 /

I made this lasagna to use up the ingredients I had and to avoid food waste, but it was so good that I will definitely be making it again!

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Annie's ZWW Odds N'Ends Burritos

By Zero Waste Recipes / September 22, 2013 /

This week, I have been so determined not to waste a single scrap of food if I could help it, that I have been hoarding bits and bobs of left over ingredients and cooked food like a foodie Fagin. Last night, I surveyed the collection of small tupperware boxes in the fridge and realised I…

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Get Bubbled and Squeaked

By Zero Waste Recipes / September 21, 2013 /

In the United Kingdom, Bubble and Squeak is a traditional dish made from leftover Sunday roast. The name of this dish comes from the sights and sounds made during the cooking process. Similar dishes are Colcannon from Ireland, Calentado from Columbia, and in the United States it is simply called Hash.

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Gemma's simple banana cake

By Zero Waste Recipes / September 20, 2013 /

I’ve been taking part in Zero Waste Week and today I found a couple of overripe bananas at the bottom of the fruit bowl…So I made banana cake! I use this really simple banana cake recipe from Mary Berry’s Baking Bible. It literally takes 5 minutes to make the cake mixture!

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Use it up! Pakoras

By Zero Waste Recipes / September 20, 2013 /

Tonight I made Pakora with a bag of out of date spinach which was just begining to wilt. Use any vegetables that you have shrivelling in the bottom of the fridge. Just cut the vegetables into slices, or shred according to their density. Remember that courgettes will cook a lot quicker than chunks of carrot.…

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