food waste

food history
food history

An Edible History of Refrigeration

As part of an exhibition on electricity at the Wellcome Collection museum in London, food designers Josh Pollen and Mike Knowlden have created a five-course meal charting how our ability to keep food cool has changed the way we eat.
Daisy Meager
6.16.17
Pizza
Pizza

This Pizza Was Made Out of Beer, and It's Actually Pretty Healthy

Now you can drink your beer and eat it, too.
Alex Swerdloff
6.16.17
food waste
food waste

Meet the Food Waste Entrepreneur Turning Unwanted Vegetables into Hummus

London-based Hannah McCollum buys up misshapen and off-coloured carrots, herbs, beetroot and turns them into dips, which she plans to market and sell.
Johanna Derry
6.7.17
politics
politics

Food Banks, Farming, and Chips: How Eating Shaped the Election

As Britain prepares to go to the polls, we look at how issues of food poverty, agriculture, and that Theresa May chip photo impacted the campaign trail.
Nell Frizzell
6.5.17
cooking
cooking

Brits Don't Know How to Cook These Basic Recipes

A new survey from the Jamie Oliver Food foundation reveals that many struggle to make spaghetti, curry, and other simple home-cooked dishes.
Daisy Meager
6.2.17
food waste
food waste

Britain Throws a Terrifying Amount of Salad Away Each Year

New figures from waste advisory body WRAP reveal that 40 percent of the bagged salad bought in the UK every year ends up being chucked.
Phoebe Hurst
5.24.17
environment
environment

Brits Are Too Embarrassed to Ask for Tap Water in Restaurants

And it’s creating a huge plastic bottle waste problem, warns a new report from environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy.
Phoebe Hurst
5.11.17
meat
meat

One Night a Week, This London Thai Restaurant Only Serves Offal

Smoking Goat’s weekly “Offal Monday” menu saves underused cuts of meat from the bin by turning them into delicious curry.
Daisy Meager
4.21.17
food waste
food waste

A New Club Is Using Food Waste to Generate Energy

And yes, there's a 3D printer that will turn your recycled waste into a phone case or furniture.
Marlou Kusters
4.10.17
food waste
food waste

How Fish Skin Crisps Could Solve Britain's Seafood Waste Problem

More than half of all seafood caught in the UK gets thrown away as offcuts. Chef Dan Pawson wants to combat this by turning discarded salmon skin into a tasty snack.
Chloe Scott-Moncrieff
3.29.17
food waste
food waste

New York’s Biggest Food Waste Chef Is Bringing Pulp Burgers to London

We spoke to chef and food waste campaigner Dan Barber about wastED, his new London pop-up that serves dishes made with produce that would have otherwise been chucked.
Daisy Meager
3.27.17
Technologies
Technologies

This Filter Paper Stops Fruit from Going Bad

Developed by packaging company It’s Fresh, the small squares of paper absorb ethylene—the ripening hormone in fruit—to slow down the maturation process and keep produce fresh for longer.
Daisy Meager
2.22.17