how to stop wasting food

The Cabinet approved a bill to stop the waste of food, a worrying problem in our country. According to data from the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, more than 1.367 million kilos of food ended up in the trash in 2020.

To prevent this figure from continuing to rise, the government proposes to reduce food waste along the entire supply chain. For example, it will force bars and restaurants to offer reusable containers so that customers can take food home and encourage stores to sell “bad” products or products that expire soon.

Therefore, we encourage you to purchase these items which are just like the good ones and that you can also give them a second chance do it again prescriptions. In this article we suggest a few.

What to do with the fruit that will be boiled?

The first idea that comes to my mind is of marmalade. An easy and very good recipe.

Another option are the ice cream, ideal for the summer season. You just have to take advantage of the fruit or the fruits you like best. One that admits several combinations is the strawberry. For example, with Banana.

Take a dozen strawberries and a banana of those you have at home for days and it is already starting to be enough mature. Short the fruits and put them in the blender or crush them yourself in a bowl. When they are well blended, put a Greek yogurt to give it more creaminess and continue stirring until there is mass uniform.

If you want, you can add the juice of one orange before putting the yogurt.

Test how the dough came out and add some if necessary sugar or sweetener. This is to your liking.

Then take a container – rectangular, if you have one -, put the dough and freezer.

A second option that goes very well with the strawberry are different berries such as blueberries, blackberries or currants. The elaboration process is the same as we counted.

How to take advantage of vegetables that have become ugly?

If you see that you will not be using the vegetables in the next few days, the first thing you can do is cut it (diced, sliced, sticks …) and put it in the freezer to be able to use it later.

There is also the option to turn them into a delicious one broth. you can use onion, Leek, celery, tomatoes, carrot Y garlic. To prepare it, short vegetables and, in a potput some first olive oil. When hot, add the garlic and leek until golden brown. Next, add the rest of the vegetables and Waterfall and wait for it to boil. Let it pass for about 20-30 minutes and it will be ready to drain. As a tip, make a good amount and freeze it, so you will have enough for a few days.

What can I do with stale bread?

If you open the drawer bread and you see that there are pieces that are left harddon’t throw them away, you can take advantage of them.

you can do toastideal to add to a Gazpacho or one salad. Making them is very simple. Cut the bread into cubes and fry it in a pan with olive oil and add a pinch of salt. Stir occasionally so that they are roasted evenly on all sides.

Another even simpler option is grate batter bread: chicken, loin, croquettes …

And finally, a slightly more elaborate recipe: the bread soup. These are the ingredients: bread, broth chicken or vegetables, Ketchuptwo teeth Garlica green pepper and two onions.

Very finely chop the onion and green peppers. In a pan with hot olive oil, put the onion first and when it is golden, the pepper. After a while, add two tablespoons of tomato sauce and mix well. The next thing is to put the bread and broth (it can be chicken or vegetables). Finally, you’ll want to go all through the mixer.


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