Entries by Sophia

Recycled Quiche

Ingredients For the pastry 4 handfuls dry or leftover bread, in 1 x 1 cm cubes Olive oil Salt and pepper Herbs of your choice (optional) Water For the filling 1 onion 2 cloves of garlic As many leftover vegetables as you can fit in your baking tray, for example: spinach, leak, mushrooms and many more […]

Oh-So-Sweet Bread Balls

Ingredients Dry or leftover bread, sweet buns and/or croissants Milk or oat milk raisins, nuts or chocolate (optional) Fruit (for example apple, pear, banana) Sugar (preferably brown) Spices of your choice, suggested: cinnamon, ginger Method Preheat the oven to 175 °C. Cut the bread, buns and croissants in small cubes of about 1 x 1 cm […]

MakeSense Workshop For Appalachian State University

It was a pleasure to give an intensive 4-hour MakeSense workshop to students focussing on circular economy from Appalachian State University. At the end of the day, we were presented with each group’s creative solution to food surplus. Their enthusiasm got us excited to hear which models will turn into reality!

Dutch Pancake Night

We had loads of fun at the Dutch Pancake Night on the 17th of June! Delicious pancakes, our rescued snacks, games and dances, all were for free, shared in the BLEND Market spirit!

Dine For The Displaced

On the 15th of June we dedicated one of our weekly dinners at the Meevaart to raise funds for refugees. Hanneke, Luana and Sophia, who have recently been working with Aid Delivery Mission close to the Greek-Macedonian border, shared their experiences and reacted to any questions our guests had. We raised 160€ on that evening alone and nearly 700€ […]

Het Hoofdgerecht

Do you ever find your self throwing away over-ripe fruit? On the 12th of June we returned to Het Hoofdgerecht Festival organized by Ome Adje with a fruit-saving workshop. Over the years we have learned many recipes that help us to use all of the wasted food that we receive. At Het Hoofdgerecht we wanted to share some of these tricks, and inspire more people to […]

Food Hack Weekend

On the 10th – 12th of June Luana took part in the Food Hack Weekend at B.Amsterdam organised by YFM Amsterdam and InnoLeaps. The weekend was full of lectures and workshops leading to a pitching competition on Sunday. And you know what? Luana’s pitch convinced the jury so much, that we won the whole competition! […]

Refugee Crisis In Idomeni

In the second week of May, Sophia and Luana left Taste Before You Waste in the capable hands of the food heroes and set off to Idomeni to work with Aid Delivery Mission (ADM). There thousands of people are stuck in makeshift camps, local authorities making it impossible for them to continue their journey westwards through Macedonia. We went there […]