Preserving & Recycling Food

A card series of practical ideas & recipes

by Daphne Lambert

Food ‘Waste’

The UK creates 15 million tonnes of food waste every year.

7 million tonnes of that food comes from households.

The impact of throwing away food is enormous so this set of cards gives

tips to avoid food waste

recipes using leftovers

information on composting including

hot composting, cold composting, vermiculture & bokashi, to help you reduce, reuse & recycle


A pack of cards about lacto fermentation, simply explaining the why, what & how.

Lacto fermented foods use minimal resources, are a rich source of beneficial bacteria and are delicious to eat.

There are several every day recipes that are easy to make including

red cabbage, apple & juniper kraut

fermented celeriac with turmeric

chilli sauce plus a trouble shooting guide – just incase something looks amiss!


Drying (dehydration) is one of the oldest methods of food preservation.

This set of cards lists the benefits of dehydrating, suggests equipment you might need,

includes a basic preparation and temperature guide, plus information on storage and

how to dry herbs.

There are also a few simple recipes including

dried mushrooms


buckwheat crackers

fruit leathers

Herbal Tinctures

What is a tincture? Why make a tincture and what will you need.

Discover for yourself in this simple set of cards.

There is information on

how to make alcohol, vegetable glycerin & apple cider vinegar tinctures

easy to grow herbs for making tinctures

wild gathering plants for tinctures

simple tincture blends

In addition there is an oxymel recipe

and a rather delicious rosa mundi cocktail.

Each set of 26 cards is individually packaged in a card box

You can buy the individual sets for £7.00 + p/p

or you can buy all 4 sets together for £21.00 + p/p

To buy contact Jean