Tunes into credit crunch anxieties - during 2008, Britain's personal debt increased by GBP1 million every 7.3 minutes (GBP1,449 billion at end July 2008) Today a third of all groceries we buy will end up in the dustbin - Food From Plenty will help us to buy more wisely and use everything we have to best effect Food From Plenty contains invaluable reference and recipes to help us cook sustainabl
Our feelings about food and our attitude towards it are changing. Before long it won't just be considered sensible to care about how and what we cook and how much we waste - it will be unacceptable not to. But Food From Plenty is not another tome bemoaning global warming and dwindling fish stocks. It is a book about pleasure, about the great food you can have without spending loads of money or depleting the planet's resources. Diana Henry shows you how to save money by cooking ahead, using up gluts from the garden, and how to cook with respect for sustainability and resources. Her delicious recipes originate from all over the world - from Sicily to the Sahara - and turn 'going without' on its head to make it a pleasure.
Diana Henry is one of the UK's best-loved food writers with book sales of more than 950,000 copies worldwide. She has regular columns in the Sunday Telegraph and Waitrose Weekend, her work has appeared in BBC Good Food, House & Garden, Delicious and beyond, and her broadcast appearances include BBC Radio 4. Diana has won numerous awards for her journalism and books, including Cookery Journalist of the Year and Cookbook of the Year from the Guild of Food Writers; Cookery Writer of the Year and Cookery Book of the Year at the Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards; Food Book of the Year at the Andre Simon Food & Drink Book Awards; and a James Beard award. Her last four books - A Bird in the Hand, Simple, How to Eat a Peach and From the Oven to the Table - were all instant Sunday Times Top 10 Bestsellers.