We make better use of food resources and reduce waste.
Fruits and vegetables can become natural supplements if we remember that in each part there is a different concentration of fiber, vitamins, mineral salts and antioxidants.
Here is the second part of my collection of “recovery” ideas recommended by chefs and environmental scientists.
Here find the first part of my collection.
This is only the beginning, I will continue to share everything I will find and experiment on the “recovery” .
|All stems of leafy vegetables chopped or smoothies, they are transformed into:
♦ sauces and vegetable ragù
♦ vegan burgers
♦ velvety and soups
If cut to a maximum length of 5 cm, can be used for:
♦ enrich a salad with their light crunchiness
♦ fried sticks: floured or battered and fried.
|The stems of the asparagus:
♦ with the help of the extractor or the centrifuge they can be transformed into a tasty juice to be consumed alone or mixed with other vegetables or fruits, their taste is combined with that of citrus fruits for example
♦ smoothies with fresh herbs, spices, oil and lemon become a spread or delicious sauce
♦ smoothies with fruit and if a natural sweetener is needed, put in the freezer for 2-3 hours turn into a sorbet
♦ thinly cut they become a carpaccio
|The stems of the spinach cut into sticks they become a crunchy salad.|
|The green stems of fresh herbs, like parsley, they can be used:
♦ in cooking to flavor instead of leaves that are best used raw.
♦ if sauces are prepared, the stems can be blended with the leaves, will enrich any preparation with taste and nutritional properties and will save us time, avoiding us from separating them from their leaves.
|The hazels of cherry they have the peculiarity of being hollow inside, this makes them perfect for slowly transmitting heat or cold so to treat different body parts such as joint pain and bruises with heat or cold.
Wash them well to remove pulp residues, then dry them and put them together in a pillowcase:
|The petioles of cherry dried in the air or in the dryer, chopped and stored in an airtight container can be used to prepare a draining and anti-inflammatory decoction:
|The petioles of pepper:
|Roots of spring onion or leek very fresh they are:
If they are less fresh, but always in excellent condition, you can:
|Seeds and water of the tomatoes they can be used:
|Cores of pineapple, apples e pears can be:
♦ centrifuged to make a drink
♦ transformed into crispy wafers with the help of extractor / centrifuge / blender, dryer or oven:
♦ cooked to make the base of a sweet sauce:
|The core of vegetables like the savoy cabbage turn into:
♦ creams, sauce and vegan ragù
♦ vegan burgers
♦ part of the pastry mixes and baked goods.