Wasted - Zero Waste Food & Cooking
Wasted - Zero Waste Food & Cooking
Wasted - Zero Waste Food & Cooking

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Wasted - Zero Waste Food & Cooking

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Wasted is a capsule collection of recipes that have come from identifying some of the most wasted food items in our homes. This book will help you to stop wasting food and turn perfectly good ingredients into delicious dishes. And the key word here is delicious. The book's ulterior motive may be to get us to think differently about ingredients and waste, but the driver for all these plant-based recipes is flavour.

Wasted will change your mindset and reconnect you to real food, from the root to the tip.

"Wasted is so engaging, so wise, that you have to pinch yourself to remember that it’s a book about the stuff we all throw away every day. Like the best works of art, it forces you to both look closely and to think carefully. Spacey gives us solutions, and he does so genially and sympathetically: if you feared a sermon from the pulpit, relax. Wasted is like an appointment with your food therapist."

– John & Sally McKenna, McKennas Guides

ISBN: 9781999379971
Format: Hardcover, 72 pages
Dimensions: 21.7 x 1.5 x 15.5 cm
Publication date: 27 July 2023
Publisher: Nine Bean Rows Books
Author: Conor Spacey


About the author

Conor Spacey has worked in the food industry for over 30 years, but over the last 15 years he's done a deep dive into sustainability and our broken food system to become one of the industry leaders in zero waste kitchens. Most recently, Conor has worked with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to establish the Chefs’ Manifesto, a community of over 900 chefs across 100 countries that works with many NGOs to make real change. Conor has received many accolades for his work in sustainability and attends events around the world for pop-ups, talks and demos. You can also catch him on Virgin Media’s Six O’clock Show showcasing zero waste meals. 

Photographer credit: Ruth Calder-Potts