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    • ISBN:9781845338251
    • Publication date:01 Feb 2013

Food From Plenty

Good food made from the plentiful, the seasonal and the leftover. With over 300 recipes, none of them extravagant

By Diana Henry

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Tunes into credit crunch anxieties - during 2008, Britain's personal debt increased by GBP1 million every 7.3 minutes (GBP1,449 billion at end July 2008) Today a third of all groceries we buy will end up in the dustbin - Food From Plenty will help us to buy more wisely and use everything we have to best effect Food From Plenty contains invaluable reference and recipes to help us cook sustainably, often using ingredients unfamiliar to us but that our ancestors knew well Packed with over 300 recipes and ideas - perfect for ingredients we're not used to cooking with.

Our feelings about food and our attitude towards it are changing. Before long it won't just be considered sensible to care about how and what we cook and how much we waste - it will be unacceptable not to. But Food From Plenty is not another tome bemoaning global warming and dwindling fish stocks. It is a book about pleasure, about the great food you can have without spending loads of money or depleting the planet's resources. Diana Henry shows you how to save money by cooking ahead, using up gluts from the garden, and how to cook with respect for sustainability and resources. Her delicious recipes originate from all over the world - from Sicily to the Sahara - and turn 'going without' on its head to make it a pleasure.

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  • ISBN: 9781845335076
  • Publication date: 06 Sep 2010
  • Page count: 320
  • Imprint: Mitchell Beazley
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