Are you one of the 77 percent of Singaporeans who regularly waste food at home, according to the National Environment Agency? If so, it’s not too late to make haste in reducing waste!
“One” is not the loneliest number when it comes to one-ingredient meals that go a very long way towards reducing the 788,600 tonnes of food waste generated each year in Singapore – daily, that translates to the weight of 108 fully loaded double decker buses.
Although it’s so easy to shop for Diwali essentials, such as henna and rangoli, making these at home, especially with family and friends, livens up the spirit of the ancient Hindu festival of lights.
Short of hopping onto the next flight to Munich, the home of Oktoberfest, stay in your kitchen and whip out traditional favourites without breaking the bank or your back.
The Electrolux Food Waste At Home Survey 2015 reveals 77% of Singaporeans regularly waste food at home, with almost a third refusing to eat leftovers
According to the latest Electrolux survey into food waste habits, the majority of respondents (41%) only think about food waste occasionally despite households contributing to the 788,600 tonnes* of food waste generated in Singapore each year.
Since 2003, Electrolux has tasked design students around the world: can you dream up a concept that’s relevant right now, yet paves the way for enhancing life in the future? The champion wins €10,000 and a six-month paid internship at an Electrolux global design centre; several past finalists currently work at these centres.
Anyone who celebrates or has been invited to celebrate Hari Raya Haji knows that the warmth of Muslim families extends to a neverending flow of curries, rendangs, sambals, pastries and snacks.
For the home cook, what can be better than having a mixer that’s self-intuitive, doesn’t take up a lot of counter space, and has delightful add-ons like a salad processor, meat grinder and slicer?
Two years ago, Southeast Asia achieved the dubious distinction of obliterating its air pollution record. Deforestation by burning in Indonesia, combined with particularly unlucky wind patterns and a lack of rain, three-hour PSI levels in Singapore and Malaysia virtually doubled their previous highs.
For every cook who rejoices in his arsenal of specialised kitchen tools, there is a MacGyver counterpart dedicated to creating a gourmet three-course meal with a solitary heat-producing device.