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One of the world’s most renowned authorities on food waste, the UK’s Richard Fox, is heading to Australia this October to show us how to save hundreds of dollars in grocery bills every year. Appearing on behalf of food rescue charity, OzHarvest, Richard’s sustainable cooking demonstrations are designed to change habits, develop creative kitchen skills, save you heaps of money as well as look after the environment.

Richard is in demand worldwide for his unique and motivating workshops and appears on stage with nothing more than a set of knives, a box of everyday cupboard ingredients and the contents of an everyman’s fridge. He loves nothing better than converting past-it-looking produce into gastronomic masterpieces – just because it’s bendy and blemished doesn’t mean it doesn’t taste great! Audiences leave armed with fabulous recipes and tips for cooking with leftovers, as well as practical advice on reducing household waste, saving you hundreds of dollars in grocery bills and garbage bags.

Each year, Australians throw out $7.8 billion* worth of food and over four tonnes ends up as landfill. And in any one night across the country, one in ten people go without a decent meal. OzHarvest is the conduit that links the two, picking up leftover food that would otherwise have been thrown out and delivering it to those who need it.

Since 2004, OzHarvest has delivered over 15 million meals and has rescued over 4,400 tonnes of food from ending up as landfill. Using a fleet of 13 vehicles, OzHarvest rescues food from restaurants, cafes, hotels, retailers and food outlets and delivers to 330 charities throughout Australia.

You can catch Richard at the following OzHarvest events during October:


Sunday, 21 October – Pop-Up Polenta with Richard Fox, Andre Ursini and John Wilson

Spend an evening nourishing your body, mind and soul with bowls of steaming polenta and other Italian treats prepared by MastefChef’s Andre Ursini and John Wilson. Not only will all profits go to food rescue charity OzHarvest, founder and CEO Ronni Kahn, together with Richard Fox, will talk about the social issues associated with food insecurity.
6.30-10pm Carriageworks, 245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh. $150 includes all food, cocktails, wine and entertainment.
To book, call OzHarvest on 02 9516 3877.


Tuesday, 23 October – Loving Leftovers with Richard Fox and Ronni Kahn at Kitchen by Mike
Come and join OzHarvest’s Ronni Kahn and visiting British food waste expert, Richard Fox, as he demonstrates what to do with leftovers and everyday ingredients. Richard will show you how to convert past-it-looking produce into gastronomic masterpieces with all profits going to food rescue charity, OzHarvest.
6 -8pm Kitchen By Mike, 85 Dunning Avenue, Rosebery. $80 includes wine and food tastings.
To book, call OzHarvest on 02 9516 3877.


Sunday, 28 October – Fresh from the West

Fresh produce grown in Western Sydney hits the spotlight at this inaugural community food festival in a spectacular bushland setting. As well as food stalls with an ethnic focus, Richard Fox, as well as MasterChef’s Alvin Quah and vegie garden guru, Indira Naidoo, will be hosting cooking demonstrations throughout the day.
10am-4pm Lizard Lodge Amphitheatre, Cnr Cowpasture Road and The Horsley Drive, Abbotsbury. Free entry and parking.


Watch out for The OzHarvest Cookbook this November, a collection of over 120 recipes from 44 of Australia’s best loved chefs.

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Posted by Ellen119Report
I was hoping for more tips e.g knife skills