Honest Recipes from Honest Crust

Honest Recipes

Whether it’s been in your cupboard for too long or it’s hiding at the back of the fridge these recipes from FareShare Charity Chefs (aka food waste experts) will help you craft something beautiful from food that should have gone to waste.

04/12/2019
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Angie’s peppered steak with fennel dauphinoise and coleslaw

At Café Leep, all our food is supplied by FareShare and run by people with learning disabilities. We run the café, host cooking groups and help people become good at cooking so that they can find employment. Here’s one of our favourite recipes!
04/12/2019

Sammy’s Feta Saganaki with Neon Veg and Tahini Sauce

Food is an integral part of our day at Headway House, encouraging and supporting survivors of brain injury to learn or re-learn life skills and work together. We feed between 35 and 45 people every day but normally won’t know exact number until an hour or so before serving lunch but always eat or give away everything we cook! Here’s an on-the-fly recipe we cooked last week…
04/12/2019
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Joanne’s courgette, lemon and pea pasta

Liz runs cooking classes at CFINE and uses FareShare surplus food to make healthy and inexpensive meals. It’s just one of the great supports CFINE offer for people who are low income, disadvantaged or vulnerable.
04/12/2019

Ingrid’s potato ‘joy cakes’ and onion relish

I’m a chef at SoulFood and we’re a food project that aims to help disadvantaged groups across the South East towards better and happier eating. FareShare provides us with a variety of inspiring unloved food. It’s also fantastic to help educate people about surplus food!
06/11/2019
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Liz’s quick and healthy pizza

Liz runs cooking classes at CFINE and uses FareShare surplus food to make healthy and inexpensive meals. It’s just one of the great supports CFINE offer for people who are low income, disadvantaged or vulnerable.
06/11/2019
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Rosie’s leftover Pudding

Rosie is a chef at Open Door’s and she’s also one of our Christmas Limited Edition Chefs. Rosie uses FareShare ingredients’ to make exciting food for vulnerable, disadvantaged or lonely people.
06/11/2019
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Gino’s minestrone soup

Gino is a chef at the Olallo Services (part of SJOG), they provide support to homeless people by offering them accommodation, food and support. Gino helps provide them with 3 tasty meals a day made from FareShare surplus food.
06/11/2019
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Paul’s smoked paprika seafood rice

At South Norwood Community Kitchen, we use unloved food to bring the community together. Everyone is welcome and we hope to reach some of the most in need with a free three course lunch. We decide on the morning what we’re going to cook with surplus food and do our best to use everything! Start the day with nothing and end up with nothing.