Recipes for food made of … leftovers

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Aug 302012

A cookery book featuring winning recipes from residents and restaurants across North London has been produced as a result of a recipe competition to showcase a range of tasty meals and snacks made from leftovers.
The cookbook gives leftovers such as old pasta, stale bread and even old tea bags a new lease of life as they are transformed into a series of starters, mains and desserts by 26 budding chefs from across North London.
To reduce food waste, Haringey Council along with other North London organisations are running a campaign called ‘Love Food Hate Waste’. The campaign includes roadshows, workshops, online food waste diaries, local advertising and competitions. The aim of this campaign is to reduce around 9,000 tonnes of food waste.


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Decorate – a new book by Holly Becker

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Apr 142011

For those of you who are regularly monitoring blogs for decoration, the word decor8 certainly cause pleasant feelings – this is one of the oldest and best blogs on the entire network, a source of inspiration for about 35 000 people every day. The reason to write about them is not so much to introduce the blog itself, as to note one important for them and in particular for its creator, Holly Becker event – the premiere of her book Decorate. The date is 04/13/2011, and place one of the halls in the iconic store Liberty in the heart of London (which will tomorrow write in more detail). Event that we had the good fortune to attend, began with a meeting of the 35 priorly enrolled participants who were able to talk to her within 30 minutes. It was then a showcase of decorating a holiday table with DIY materials, you will be able to see detailed pictures on their blog in a few days. Finally started signing the books by the author.

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Amy Butler’s Style Stitches

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Sep 132010

Fans of Amy Butler  will be happy to know that she published a new sewing book. Style Stitches proposes 12 easy ways to make 26 wonderful bags. The book explains to you how to customize and tweak each bag to let your own style shine. There’s a wide range of great projects, from chic clutches, coin purses and wristlets to modern hobo bags and cool reversible totes.


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