The Zero Waste Cookbook: 100 Recipes for Cooking without Waste (Paperback)

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In 2019, I spent a lot of time learning to be more thoughtful than ever about single-use plastics and products with excess packaging of any kind—especially things that I use on the go. In 2020, I’m ready to turn my mindfulness practice toward excess waste that comes from my kitchen. The Zero Waste Cookbook is an incredible (and gorgeous) resource. Use your grapefruit rinds to make a tart citrus curd for pastries! Make coleslaw from broccoli stems and regrow your scallions and fennel from the roots so that you never have to buy more! I love this book because it not only gives tangible ways to reduce waste, but it also encourages me to slow down and take my time. I hope you’ll join me on the journey to a more sustainable year!   

— Afton Montgomery, Adult Frontlist Buyer


Zero Waste Cookbook is the complete guide to how you can make your food stretch further in order to reduce your waste. From using the husk of corn to make a vegetable stock to using lemon zest to infuse vodka and sunflower seeds to add crunch to bread, Giovanna Torrico and Amelia Wasiliev cover over 100 simple, waste-less recipes. With chapters are on fruit, vegetables, bread, dairy, meat and fish, you will learn how to fully utilize the food you have at home.

About the Author

Giovanna Torrico is a pastry chef and caterer.

Amelia Wasiliev comes from a long line of food lovers. As a child, her mother and grandmother instilled in her a love for all forms of cooking. She is a culinary stylist and author.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781784882471
ISBN-10: 178488247X
Publisher: Hardie Grant
Publication Date: May 7th, 2019
Pages: 256
Language: English