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Genre: Children's Non-fiction
Did you know almost half of all fruit and vegetables produced end up as waste?
Each year in Australia, households throw away 3.1 million tonnes of food. That would fill almost 17,000 jumbo jets! But there are so many simple – and delicious – ways we can stop our food from ending up in landfill. All around the world, a new generation of food-waste warriors is fighting to keep their food on plates, in tummies, and out of the bin!
Learn to experience food in fun and exciting ways. Find out where it comes from, how it’s grown, how to buy and care for it, ways to cook it, and best of all, all the ways you can share it with your family and friends. You’ll be a food genius in no time – all while saving the planet!
Packed with awesome activities, fun facts and 50 delicious recipes with beautiful photos to match, Foodwise will show you how to:
- Use up fruit and veggie scraps
- Turn leftovers into meals fit for a feast
- Make your own compost
- Start a garden journal
Try these yummy recipes:
- Spicy peanut butter noodles
- Carrot top pesto
- Spinach pasta cups
- Leftover roast chicken rice paper rolls
- Banana and strawberry popsicles
- Zucchini apple chocolate loaf
‘Not just great recipes, but a great message too. Reducing food waste has never looked so mouthwatering.’ Craig Reucassel
‘This book is an essential ingredient for any budding cook or eco warrior. Stuffed with wisdom and wonderful recipes, it’s precisely the sort of cookbook the world needs right now. This is the food book I wish I had when I was younger.’ Tori Haschka